The addition of chopped apples and browned sausage are what make this bread stuffing unique. This recipe yields enough dressing to stuff a 10 to 12 pound turkey.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 1/2 pounds sausage
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 onion, finely diced
- 4 stalks celery, diced
- 2 apples - peeled, cored and diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 10 cups white bread cubes
- 3 teaspoons chopped parsley
- 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
- 1 teaspoon ground sage
- salt and pepper to taste
Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until crumbled and evenly brown. Drain, and set aside.
In the same skillet, add the butter, onion, celery, apples and garlic. Cook until all ingredients are soft.
In a large bowl, combine the onion mixture, sausage and bread cubes. Toss together.
Add the parsley, poultry seasonings, sage, and salt and pepper. Toss to combine and loosely pack into turkey cavity.