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Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Fresh harvest apples, spicy Italian sausage and cranberries transform your plain old stuffing recipe into a complete meal.
6 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 10 ½ cups dice Sandwich Bread, Whole Wheat
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 ¾ cups cook Ground Italian Sausage
  • 2 ⅔ cups dice Onion
  • 1 ⅓ cups dice Celery
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Season Salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Sage, Dried
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley, Dried
  • ½ cups Cranberries, Dried
  • 1 cup dice Apple
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth/Stock

Freezer Containers

  • 2 8x8 Baking Pans

Supplies

  • Foils
  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Spread wheat bread chunks in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees just until evenly toasted.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil and add sausage, onions, celery, seasoned salt, sage, and parsley.
  3. Add cranberries and apples and continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  4. When bread has toasted, transfer to a large bowl.
  5. To large bowl add sausage mixture and chicken broth, stirring to combine.
  6. Divide mixture between indicated number of 8x8 foil baking pans and cover with foil.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes covered.
  8. Remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Spread wheat bread chunks in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees just until evenly toasted.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil and add sausage, onions, celery, seasoned salt, sage, and parsley.
  3. Add cranberries and apples and continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  4. When bread has toasted, transfer to a large bowl.
  5. To large bowl add sausage mixture and chicken broth, stirring to combine.
  6. Divide mixture between indicated number of 8x8 foil baking pans and cover with foil.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Bake covered with foil at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
  2. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes

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