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Unstuffing Side Dish Recipe

Unstuffing Side Dish Recipe

With sausage, mushrooms, celery and the perfect blend of seasonings, this moist dressing is irresistible. I like to call it "Unstuffing" since it bakes separately from the turkey, which I do on the grill. -Ken Churches, Kailua-Kona, HI
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups unseasoned stuffing cubes or dry cubed bread
  • 2-1/2 to 3 cups chicken broth


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain. Add the butter, mushrooms, celery and onion; cook for 3-5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in the poultry seasoning, salt and pepper. Transfer to a large bowl; add stuffing cubes and enough broth to moisten.
  • 2. Place in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes longer or until browned. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 259 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 951 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.