Sausage Bread Stuffing

Sausage Bread Stuffing

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 24 Preparation Time: 0:20

Categories: Sauces, Stocks & Accompaniments


1    pound Italian sausage — hot

8    tablespoons butter

2    each onion — coarsely chopped

2    each celery ribs — coarsely chopped

1    tablespoon sage

1    tablespoon thyme

2    teaspoons salt

1    teaspoon white pepper

3    cups turkey stock

2    each eggs

¼    cup fresh parsley — chopped fine

12    cups bread stuffing cubes

In a large saucepan cook the sausage over medium high heat, breaking into small pieces with a spoon, until cooked thoroughly. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer it to a large bowl. Meanwhile, add 6 tablespoons butter, onions, and celery to the saucepan and cook over medium high heat, stirring, until tender. Season with sage, thyme, salt and pepper. Add turkey broth and bring to a simmer. Beat eggs with parsley in a bowl. Begin combining sausage, bread stuffing cubes, egg mixture, then gradually add vegetable broth mixture and toss. Transfer to a butter baking dish and dot with butter. Cover and bake at 375°F for 30-minutes; uncover and bake until golden, about 30 minutes. Makes about 14 cups, or enough for a 20-pound turkey with some left over.