VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 pound bulk pork sausage
- 3 celery ribs, finely chopped
- 2 medium onions, finely chopped
- 1 large Golden Delicious apple, chopped
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1 package (14 ounces) crushed corn bread stuffing
- 1 cup dried cranberries
- 2-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
- 1-1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
- In a large skillet, cook the sausage, celery and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender; drain. Add apple and butter; cook until butter is melted. Cook 3 minutes longer.
- In a large bowl, combine the stuffing, cranberries, sage, rosemary and thyme. Stir in broth. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
- Cover and bake at 325° for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Yield: 12 cups (enough to stuff one 12- to 14-pound turkey).
Originally published as Mouth-Watering Holiday Stuffing in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2012, p45