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Yummy Apple, Sausages & Herbs Stuffing

Monday, 29 December 2008

Jeff insisted that I make turkey stuffing this year, and it has to be homemade as he thinks ALL ready made stuffings are soggy and mushy. I am not a big fan of mushy and soggy turkey stuffing either so I started searching for stuffing recipes. Awesome Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing from caught my eye so I thought I'd give it a try. I made some changes to the ingredients and baked the stuffing separately. This way, I don't have to roast my turkey for too long and I get a nice crust from baking the stuffing. This was my first attempt in making turkey stuffing and I was relieved when Jeff said 'It's damn nice!'. Oh, have I ever mentioned that Jeff is very picky and critical when it comes to food?
Apple, Sausages & Herbs Stuffing
  • 100g Wholemeal Bread - cubed
  • 100g White Bread - cubed
  • 460g Pork Sausages Meat - skin removed
  • 1 Large Onion - diced
  • 2 stalks of Celery - diced
  • 20g Fresh Sage - finely chopped
  • 20g Fresh Rosemary - leaves removed from stem and finely chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith Apple - coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup Dried Raisins
  • 1 cup Mixed Nuts - toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 20g Fresh Parsley - finely chopped
  • 200ml Chicken Stock (unsalted)
  • 55g Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Egg Yolk

  • Toast cubed bread at 180°C until brown and crispy. Leave aside for later use.
  • Saute onion and celery until soft.
  • Add in sausage meat and fry until cooked.
  • Mix in sage and rosemary and fry for about 2 mins.
  • Transfer sausage mixture into a large mixing bowl, add in all other ingredients (including toasted bread) and mix.
  • Pour everything into a caserole dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 180°C for 20mins.
  • Remove foil, switch the oven to broil and cook until the top is browned.

2 oink oinks...:

Family Cuisine Food And Recipe said...

this dish sounds interesting too!

pigpigscorner said...

It's really tasty and I am sure it goes well with any kind of roast!

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