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Autumn Sausage Casserole Recipe
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Autumn Sausage Casserole Recipe

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Apple, raisins and spices give this tasty sausage-rice casserole a taste of autumn. We enjoy it with a green salad on a cold fall day. It would be a nice potluck dish, too—just double the recipe if needed.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 324 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 522mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook sausage, apple, onion and celery over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Autumn Sausage Casserole in Country Extra September 2006, p51


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PrplMonky5 User ID: 6612040 255138
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2016

"I took others' advice and did half the brown sugar. Since I only had dried parsley, I did the conversion, which would've made it about 5 tsp. That seemed like a lot so I only did 3 tsp. I also lowered the amount of onion (personal preference). I used craisins instead of raisins. I only used 2.5 C of rice (all I had left). I don't normally change a recipe so much but these seemed like minor changes in the overall grand scheme. We LOVED this. "Autumn Sausage casserole" is a very apt name. We thought it was a tad dry, but not overly dry. Not sure how to fix the dryness issue, but we're still going to make this again either way!"

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 230290
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2015

"I almost forgot the brown sugar too, Kimb0! I added about half of the brown sugar, and both my husband and I liked it better without it. I think the sweetness of the raisins was enough. (I used a mix of raisins, golden raisins and dried cherries.) We really enjoyed this recipe because it was so different. I served it with the Fresh Tomato Basil Tart also from TOH."

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kimb0 User ID: 7108367 145806
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2014

"I forgot the brown sugar and am pretty sure I peppered it twice, but it was still amazing!!! Look forward to making it again!!"

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jllm User ID: 4347520 144672
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2013

"This was very good and will make it on the table often."

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dumblady User ID: 4312757 166559
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"Five stars! I made this exactly as written and it was excellent! I think I may try adding a little sage next time, but this recipe is a KEEPER!"

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aubiecooks User ID: 2818926 93603
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"My husband and I loved this dish! I didn't have celery on hand so I substituted bell pepper. I also used pure maple syrup instead of brown sugar. YUM! Will definitely make this again."

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mythyagain@yahoo.com User ID: 1202636 92370
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"I used brown rice and golden raisins and it worked well."

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keverwann User ID: 1807985 161344
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"Great with the following alterations:

Hot Sausage
Craisins for Raisins
cup of apple sauce for the Apple
No parsley
Doubled the rice, onion, and celery"

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AllShipesAndSizes User ID: 1530960 160201
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2011

"This is a family favorite in our house! I usually substitute carrots for the celery and add peppers. I also sometimes will switch out craisins for the raisins. SO yummy. Flavors are very warm and not too sweet."

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Mocha77 User ID: 6296326 73645
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Did not enjoy the flavors put together..."

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