Easy Sausage and Herb Stuffing

This simple-to-make Sausage and Herb stuffing, featuring gluten-free options, showcases a delectable array of delicious flavors in one dish! With a delightful combination of robust sausage flavor and fresh aromatic herbs, this must-make side dish is perfect for any occasion but especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas.

When it comes to creating a memorable holiday feast, a standout stuffing can steal the spotlight. If you’re on the lookout for a recipe that marries simplicity with incredible flavor, you’re in the right place.

Our Easy Sausage and Herb Stuffing is not only a breeze to prepare but will have your guests asking for seconds. Let’s dive into the details of this mouthwatering dish, and don’t forget to check out the FAQs for expert tips.

Why You Would Love This Dish

You’ll love this Easy Sausage & Herb Stuffing for its irresistible combination of aromatic herbs, savory sausage, and a cheesy twist, creating a flavorful and comforting dish that’s both easy to make and sure to impress your guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (10oz) Stuffing Mix of choice (regular or gluten-free)
  • 5 tablespoons of butter
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 cup (2 ribs) of celery, diced
  • ½ cup ( 1 large carrot), diced
  • 1 lb ground sausage (like Italian-style)
  • 2 cups gluten-free low-sodium chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons fresh herbs, coarsely chopped (1 tablespoon each of parsley, sage, and oregano)
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

Heat the oven to 350°F. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add onions, celery, and carrots. Sauté until the vegetables are beginning to soften.

Add the sausage and continue to cook until nicely browned.

Add the fresh herbs and give it a quick stir.

Pour in the chicken stock and bring the mixture to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat.

Place the stuffing cubes into a large bowl, then pour the flavorful mixture from the pan over the stuffing. Toss the ingredients lightly until well mixed.

Spoon the stuffing mixture into a greased 9 × 13 × 2 baking dish. Cover it with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until hot. For a delightful crispy top, remove the foil and bake uncovered for an additional 10 minutes. Serve hot.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I customize the herbs in this stuffing recipe? Absolutely! While the recipe suggests parsley, sage, and oregano, feel free to experiment with your favorite herbs. Thyme, rosemary, or even a touch of marjoram can add a unique twist to elevate the flavors.

Can I use regular stuffing mix instead of gluten-free? Certainly! Whether you opt for a regular or gluten-free stuffing mix depends on your dietary preferences. Both versions work seamlessly with this recipe, ensuring everyone at your table can enjoy this delectable dish.

Any tips for making the stuffing ahead of time? Certainly! You can prepare the stuffing a day in advance up to the point of assembling it in the baking dish. Refrigerate the mixture and bake it on the day of your gathering for a time-saving and stress-free holiday meal.

What cheese pairs well with this stuffing? For a cheesy twist, consider adding a cup of shredded sharp cheddar or Gruyère to the stuffing mixture before baking. The melted cheese adds a rich and indulgent layer of flavor to complement the savory herbs.

Can I make this stuffing vegetarian? Absolutely! Simply omit the sausage and replace the chicken stock with vegetable stock to create a delicious vegetarian version. The herbs and seasonings will still infuse the stuffing with incredible taste.

This Easy Sausage & Herb Stuffing is a game-changer for your holiday table. The combination of aromatic herbs, savory sausage, and a crispy finish creates a stuffing that’s both comforting and impressive.

Plus, with the flexibility to customize ingredients, it’s a recipe that suits various preferences and dietary needs. Prepare to delight your guests with this sensational stuffing that might just steal the show at your next gathering. Happy cooking!

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Easy Sausage and Herb Stuffing

This simple-to-make Sausage and Herb Stuffing, featuring gluten-free options, showcases a delectable array of delicious flavors in one dish! With a delightful combination of robust sausage flavor and fresh tasty herbs, this must-make side dish is perfect for any occasion but especially during Thanksgiving and Christmas.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 129 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1 bag 10oz Stuffing Mix of choice (regular or gluten-free)
  • ½ onion diced
  • 1 cup 2 ribs of celery, diced
  • ½ cup 1 large carrot, diced
  • 5 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 lb ground sausage (like Italian-style)
  • 2 cups gluten-free low-sodium chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons fresh herbs coarsely chopped (1 tablespoon each of parsley, sage, and oregano)
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oven to 350°F. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add onions, celery, and carrots. Sauté until the vegetables are beginning to soften.
  • Add the sausage and continue to cook until nicely browned.
  • Add the fresh herbs and season with a little salt and pepper, to taste. Give it a quick stir.
  • Pour in the chicken stock and bring the mixture to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Place the stuffing cubes into a large bowl, then pour the flavorful mixture from the pan over the stuffing. Toss the ingredients lightly until well mixed.
  • Spoon the stuffing mixture into a greased 9 × 13 × 2 baking dish. Cover it with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until hot. For a delightful crispy top, remove the foil and bake uncovered for an additional 10 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 129kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 229mgPotassium: 155mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1740IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 0.5mg
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