Easy Holiday Sausage Apple & Cranberry Dressing
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Serves: 6-8
A tasty and beautiful addition to your holiday spread.
  • ½ loaf of cubed sourdough bread
  • ½ loaf of cubed Italian bread
  • 1 stick salted butter (melted)
  • 1 small red/purple onion chopped
  • 4-6 tablespoons approximately) chopped celery ( i use just enough to flavor not to overpower the dressing)
  • 1 sliced honey crisp OR granny smith apple
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper
  • ½ cup chicken broth (add a little at a time until moist. Add more if needed)
  • 4 mild sausages casing removed, chopped and cooked until almost done (don't forget you will be baking and don't want to dry out your sausage)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Remove casing from sausage, chop and cook in pan until just underdone
  3. set aside.
  4. Cube bread and place in large baking dish
  5. Melt butter and add chopped onion and celery and cook in pan until onion is transparent
  6. Pour melted butter, onion, and celery mixture over bread
  7. Add spices, salt and pepper
  8. Mix well with a spoon
  9. Moisten with chicken broth (add a little at a time)
  10. Add chopped apple, sausage and dried cranberries.
  11. When ready place in oven for 30-40 minutes or until warmed through. If you like a crispy top leave in a little longer.
Recipe by The Kitchen Prescription at http://thekitchenprescription.com/2011/12/24/easy-holiday-sausage-apple-cranberry-dressing/