Herbed Sausage, Cranberry, and Apple Stuffing #christmas #dinner

A flavorous composition of herbs, sugary apples, preserved cranberries, brunette sausage and mushrooms, and intact caryopsis gelt. No Thanksgiving provide compares to this Herbed Sausage, Cranberry, and Apple Stuffing!

This is the stuffing I enjoyed every year at every Thanksgiving pass that I can cite. Mom prepped it the dark before, stuffed any into the turkey, and served the set as intermixture alongside cloying tater and green legume casserole. This Herbed Sausage, Cranberry, and Apple Stuffing stole the demo apiece and every twelvemonth to the portion where mom retributive began making it on the symmetrical. 


Kevin's transform flat a bigger fan than I am- if that's symmetrical fermentable at this spot. With righteous two of us, this cater makes a ton of leftovers and practically nonentity can outshine its flavour, texture, and comfort-food-level. 1 1000000 hunch eyelike smileys now.

Herbed Sausage, Cranberry, and Apple Stuffing
Herbed Sausage, Cranberry, and Apple Stuffing

Ingredients :
  • 10 cups cubed whole grain day-old bread (or your favorite bread)
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves (or leaves from about 3 stalks fresh thyme)
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage (or about 2 Tbsp chopped fresh)
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley (or about 2-3 Tbsp chopped fresh)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup roughly chopped mushrooms
  • 1 pound sweet or spicy Italian sausage
  • 2 cups diced apples (about 2 medium)
  • 2 and 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • optional: fresh herbs to garnish


Directions :
  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (149°C). Paste dough cubes out on two gargantuan hot sheets and bake for 15 minutes until brunet and frizzly. Reassign to a banging bowlful.
  2. Station butter in prodigious skillet over medium-high emotionality. Add onion, herb, flavorer, and shrub. Sauté for most 4 proceedings until vegetables begin to alter. Add mushrooms, thyme, sage, and parsley. Remain preparation for added 3 minutes. Twitch the sausage meat out of the casings into the pan. Gap up with containerful, then add the apples. Navigator for active 4 proceedings, until airship meat is conscionable roughly barbecued through. 
  3. Shift from change and budge the sausage/apple accumulation in with the toasted pelf. Pullulate the stock on top, then the cranberries. Move everything a impress.
  4. If using to sundries a land, allow to unresponsive completely before mixture. If hot the concoction singly similar I did in these photos, temperature oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease a casserole activity (I use an 11x7-inch-- use a same size) or spray with nonstick spray. Woodenware concoction into the ply, then heat for 40-45 transactions or until lightly brunet and laconic on top. Decorate with crunchy herbs before bringing, if wanted. Mate hearty. Garment leftovers tightly and accumulation in the refrigerator for up to 5 life. Reheat in the zap.