Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing Recipe

Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing Recipe

How To Make Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing

Level up your Thanksgiving meals with this chicken sausage and herb stuffing, packed with tender sausage, soft bread, and earthy seasonings!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 14ozFrench bread,whole wheat, or baguette, crusts removed, *
  • 2tbspwhipped butter
  • cupsyellow onion,diced
  • cupscelery,(about 4 stalks), diced
  • 13ozsweet Italian chicken sausage,fresh, casings removed
  • ¼cupfresh sage,chopped
  • 1tbspfresh thyme,chopped
  • cupschicken broth,reduced sodium
  • salt and freshly ground pepper,to taste
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Cut the bread into ½-inch cubes. Spread the bread out on a baking sheet and place the baking sheet in a 350 degrees F oven.

  2. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the bread is dried out. Set aside.

  3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a large baking dish with oil.

  4. In a large sauté pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and celery and sauté for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender and translucent. Transfer to a large bowl.

  5. In the same pan over medium heat, cook the sausage for about 10 minutes, crumbling with a wooden spoon, until lightly browned and cooked through.

  6. Transfer the sausage to the bowl with the onion and celery mixture. Add the bread, sage, and thyme to the bowl with the sausage and onion mixture and stir to combine.

  7. Add the chicken broth, then stir to evenly coat the bread. Adjust the salt and pepper to taste, and stir to mix well.

  8. Transfer to the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, gently stir.

  9. Continue baking for about 30 to 35 minutes more, until golden.

  10. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • * Weight after the crust is removed.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 316.30kcal
  • Fat: 14.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.43g
  • Fiber: 3.54g
  • Sugar: 5.08g
  • Protein: 14.20g
  • Cholesterol: 48.70mg
  • Sodium: 718.47mg
  • Calcium: 133.39mg
  • Potassium: 364.70mg
  • Iron: 3.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 38.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.33mg
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