Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing


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Ingredients:

  • 3 slices whole wheat bread, cubed
  • 7 slices white bread, cubed
  • 1 pound ground turkey sausage
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 Golden Delicious apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 cup turkey stock
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread the white and whole wheat bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes in the preheated oven, or until evenly toasted. Transfer toasted bread cubes to a large bowl.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the sausage and onions over medium heat, stirring and breaking up the lumps until evenly browned. Add the celery, sage, rosemary, and thyme; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes to blend flavors.
  3. Pour sausage mixture over bread in bowl. Mix in chopped apples, dried cranberries, parsley, and liver. Drizzle with turkey stock and melted butter, and mix lightly. Spoon into turkey to loosely fill.

Yield:

10 servings

Adapted from:

Allrecipes.com 


 
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    Phytonutrients are natural compounds found in plant-based foods that give plants their rich pigment as well as their distinctive taste and smell.

    They are essentially the plant’s immune system and offer protection to humans as well. There are thousands of phytonutrients that may help prevent cancer as well as provide other health benefits.

    The cranberries in this recipe are rich in phytonutrients with anti-cancer properties.


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