Shortcut Sausage & Cranberry Thanksgiving Stuffing

Foody Schmoody

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Sometimes it's okay to take a little shortcut, especially if your guests would never know. This is a great time saver for Thanksgiving so you can spend more time with your guests.
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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
bulk sausage, sage seasoned
14 oz
stuffing mix, herb-seasoned
2 c
vegetable stock
1 Tbsp
butter
1
sweet onion, diced
2 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
fresh ground pepper
1/2 c
dried cranberries (craisins)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
In a large skillet, cook sausage until browned and cooked through over medium-high heat. Drain sausage and set aside.
3
While sausage is cooking, bring 2 C vegetable stock to a boil. Remove from heat and gently stir in stuffing mixture. Set aside.
4
Wipe out skillet with a paper towel and return to stove over medium-high heat. Melt 1 T butter in skillet and add onions and celery. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring often, until softened. Turn off heat. Stir sausage back into skillet with vegetables. Next, stir in craisins. Finally, gently fold in stuffing mix.
5
Prepare a large baking dish with butter.
Pour mixture into baking dish and cover. Bake 25 minutes. Remove cover and bake an additional 5-10 minutes until top is crunchy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American