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Rustic Apple Sausage Stuffing

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dish, Thanksgiving Recipes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bread Stuffing, Stuffing, Thanksgiving Sides
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 106kcal
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • 1 loaf gluten-free bread
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup fennel, chopped
  • 8 oz pork sausage (casing removed)
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans
  • fresh sage,
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 24 oz chicken broth


  • Cut up the loaf of bread into cubes and bake at 290F degrees for about 30 minutes to toast it up.
  • Meanwhile heat oil in a large skillet. Add sausage and cook, stirring often for about 5 minutes. Then add in onion and fennel, season with salt, pepper and sage and sauté for an additional 3-5 minutes. Finally stir in apples and cranberries and toss to combine.
  • Transfer toasted bread to a large baking dish. Top with sausage apple skillet and fold to combine. Pour in chicken broth and top with walnuts or pecans.
  • Bake at 350F degrees for 30-40 minutes, the first 20 minutes should be covered in foil. Then continue to bake uncovered until bread is nice and toasted.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 492mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg