Dinner

Downhome Sausage Stuffing.

  • Serving Size:10
  • Total Time:55
  • Difficulty:In-Home Cook

INGREDIENTS.

  • 1 lbUncle Charley’s Pork Sausage
  • 3/4 cupfinely diced onion
  • 1/2 cupGreen pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cupCelery
  • 1/2 cupButter
  • 2Eggs
  • 1 tspPoultry seasoning
  • 1/8 tspBlack Pepper
  • 5 cupsdry white bread cubes (7 slices)
  • 5 cupsCrumbled corn bread
  • 3/4Toasted chopped pecans
  • 1 cupChicken broth

INSTRUCTIONS.

  1. In a large skillet cook sausage until brown. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of drippings. Set aside.
  2. In same skillet cook onion, green pepper, and celery in hot margarine or butter until tender.
  3. In a large bowl use a fork to beat eggs; stir in poultry seasoning and pepper. Add bread cubes and corn bread; toss until coated. Add sausage, reserved drippings, vegetables, and pecans. Add enough broth to moisten (3/4 to 1 cup), tossing to mix well.
  4. Use to stuff one 10-pound turkey. Place any remaining stuffing in a casserole; drizzle with enough of the remaining chicken broth (1/4 to 1/2 cup) to make a stuffing of desired moistness. Bake, covered, in a 350°F oven for 40-45 minutes or until hot. Internal temperature of stuffing should reach 165°F.