Cranberry Sausage Stuffing is every festive flavor of Thanksgiving baked into one savory, sweet and very satisfying dish. Loaded with cranberries, apples, sausage and herbs, this stuffing is a perfect complement to turkey!
Course Side Dish
Keyword sausage stuffing, Side, Side Dish
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
Total Time 1hour10minutes
Author Erica Walker
3cupswhole wheat breadcubed
2poundssage sausageBob Evans brand works great
1 1/2tablespoondried sage
1golden delicious applecored and chopped
1 1/2cupsdried cranberries(Craisins work great!)
1/2cupchopped fresh parsley
1 2/3cupsturkey stock(chicken stock works great too!)
1cupslivered almonds or walnutsor any kind of nuts, chopped (optional)
Spread bread cubes in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake 5-7 minutes at 350-degrees or until evenly toasted. Transfer toasted breadcrumbs to a large bowl.
In a large skillet, cook the sausage and onion over medium heat, stirring until evenly browned. Add the celery, sage, rosemary and thyme. Cook, stirring for 2-3 minutes.
Pour sausage mixture over bread in bowl. Mix in apples, cranberries, parsley and almonds. Drizzle with turkey stock and melted butter and toss until evenly coated.
Spoon into two 9x13 baking dishes and cook, covered for 40 minutes, then uncover and bake for another 15 minutes.