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This best ever sausage stuffing is salty from the sausage, crunchy from the bread cubes, sweet and tart from the red delicious apples! Move over turkey, this best ever stuffing is ready to take the main stage! www.showmetheyummy.com #stuffing #thanksgiving
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Best Ever Sausage Stuffing

This is the Best Ever Sausage Stuffing! It's packed with salty pork sausage, crispy bread cubes, sweet apples and raisins, crunchy celery, and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, pork sausage, thanksgiving side
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 240kcal


  • 1 (16 oz) package pork sausage sage, sweet italian, or hot are all good
  • 1/2 large onion chopped
  • 1 (12 oz) bag Pepperidge Farm Cubed Herb Seasoned Stuffing
  • 1 (1 oz) box raisins
  • 1-2 large red delicious apples chopped
  • 2 cups celery finely chopped
  • 1 (8 oz) package mushrooms diced
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter melted
  • 1 (14 oz) can chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage more or less to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt more or less to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper more or less to taste


  • Heat a large saute pan over medium heat. 
  • Once hot, add in sausage and onions. 
  • Cook, breaking up the meat up as you go, until the sausage has cooked through and the onions are tender. Drain, if necessary. 
  • In a large bowl place meat and onion mixture, bread cubes, raisins, apple, celery, mushrooms, butter, broth, sage, salt, and pepper. 
  • Stir until combined. 
  • Re-taste and re-season, if necessary. 
  • Transfer mixture to an oven or microwave safe container and heat through. 
  • If cooking in the oven: preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray. 
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and cook in preheated oven until warmed through, about 30 minutes.*



*Cover with tin foil if top starts to get too brown. 


Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.3mg