Sausage Dressing

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  • Published Sep 8th
  • Ready In1h 15m
  • Servings10
  • Calories351
This is my Grandmom's recipe - she taught me when I was small how to make it. I guess that makes it a family recipe, although I have changed it a little to fit my style of cooking. You may decide to change something or leave it. Enjoy!!! Has cranberries and nuts in it too!

Sausage Dressing Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sausage Dressing for 10 servings:

  • 1/2 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries
  • 1 pound sausage
  • 6 cups bread cubes
  • 1 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1 pinch fresh thyme
  • 1/3 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped orange with skin on

Sausage Dressing Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In1h 15m

To cook Sausage Dressing, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sausage Dressing is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Sausage Dressing within 1 hour 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sausage Dressing easily:

  1. 1 Place cranberries in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cook just until skins pop. Drain, and cool.
  2. 2 Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, and cool.
  3. 3 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. 4 In a medium baking dish, mix cranberries, sausage, bread cubes, dry bread crumbs, onion, and garlic. Season with parsley, oregano, sage, thyme, celery seed, ground ginger, salt, and pepper. Stir in chicken broth to desired consistency. Mix in walnuts and orange.
  5. 5 Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until surface is crisp and lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 351 calories; 23.6 grams of fat; 24.7 grams of carbohydrates; 10.5 grams of protein; 32 milligrams of cholesterol; 797 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 13th 2011

    LOVE this dressing! Like other reviewers, I find that this recipe is very versatile, so play with substitutions to make it work for your preferences. For example, my family prefers dried ...

  2. Nov 25th 2010

    Made this for a large group so I doubled the recipe. Used 1 lb spicy sausage, 1 lb maple mild to switch up the taste. Added 2 chopped apples, omitted the orange, and tossed in a few currants ...

  3. Oct 6th 2010

    This is so yummy! I love the combination of flavors. I didn't follow the recipe exactly because I didn't have fresh herbs and my husband doesn't like walnuts but I don't think that altered t ...

  4. Jun 5th 2010

    Didn't really like it. Not sweet enough. The cranberries made it really sour. It was too chunky after everything was put together. Probably won't make this again without tweeking it quite a bit.

  5. Nov 27th 2009

    What a great recipe best stuffing I ever had and easy too. I didnt put in the cranberries or walnuts or orange and I sauted onions and celery in a stick of butter instead of celery seed and ...

  6. Nov 18th 2009

    my Dad used to put sausage in the stuffing all the time, so yummy!

  7. Jan 3rd 2009

    I found this recipe because I had some fresh cranberries to use up. I made it to serve with some baked chicken breasts. I did a couple things differently. I used turkey italian sausage an ...

  8. Nov 28th 2008

    This stuffing recipe is delicious. I left out the orange and walnuts, and used sauteed celery and onion instead of the celery seed. Delicious!

  9. Nov 25th 2006

    First time ever making stuffing and this recipe was great. I did change some stuff. You have to add celery.(Do not put celery seed in.) Make sure that you saute the onions and celery. I did ...