Sausage Dressing

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours


10 servings

Updated: Nov. 15, 2022
I relied on this slow-cooker recipe at Thanksgiving when there was no room in my oven to bake stuffing. The results were fantastic. Even family members who don't usually eat stuffing had some. —Mary Kendall, Appleton, Wisconsin


  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (12 ounces) seasoned stuffing cubes
  • 1 large tart apple, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


  1. In a large skillet, cook and crumble sausage with onion and celery over medium heat until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer sausage mixture to a greased 5-qt. slow cooker.
  2. Stir in broth, eggs, melted butter, sage and pepper. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly to combine.
  3. Cook, covered, on low until a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°, 3-4 hours, stirring once.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 412 calories, 25g fat (7g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 1080mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein.