Stuffed for the Holidays

Celery, Peppers, Cranberries, Pecans
Sausage Apple Stuffing Recipe

Stuff yourself with the best stuffing your have ever tasted…Apple Sausage Stuffing!

We headed to Logan, Utah to visit my family for the Thanksgiving holidays! Cooking in the kitchen is my family’s favorite pastime, and no one is a better cook than my Mom! Here my Mom’s recipe for the best stuffing you will every have. It’s the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and homemade goodness…it’s so flavorful that it’s the hit of our Thanksgiving Feast! Enjoy, and let me know what you think!!!!!! Check back in to in the coming weeks for my favorite Christmas holiday cookie.

Apple Sausage Stuffing

1 lb Italian sausage
3 Mini Red Peppers, chopped
1 Onion, diced
3 stalks celery, diced
1 Granny Smith Apple, chopped
3 Garlic Cloves, diced
1 T. Poultry Seasoning
1 1/2 cup chicken broth
1-16 oz. can Cream of chicken soup
1 -14 oz bag of Herbed Stuffing (we used Pepperidge Farms)
Pine nuts or pecans, optional
Dried Cranberries, optional
Salt and Pepper to taste

Add sausage to sauté pan and cook on medium heat. Add peppers, onion, celery, Apple, and garlic to sausage. Cook until tender, and then add Poultry Seasoning.

Add chicken broth and  stuffing package to a mixing bowl.  Allow the mixture to soak in the bowl 20 min or so. Then add cream of chicken to the stuffing mixture. Finally add the sausage mixture to the stuffing, and mix all ingredients well.   (Optional,  add chopped pecans or pine nuts, and dried cranberries.)  Salt and Pepper to taste. Bake for 45 mins at 350 in a 9 x 13 greased casserole dish.