Basic Yankee Bread Stuffing

Contributed By: Terry Borden


1 pound ground pork sausage
1 tablespoon butter
6 stalks chopped celery
2 medium (2-1/2" dia)s onions, chopped
2 (1 pound) loaves day-old white bread, torn into small pieces
1 ½ teaspoons sage seasoning mixture
salt and pepper to taste
2 large eggs eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup chicken broth


Step 1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Step 2
Place pork sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain and set aside.
Step 3
Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Place the celery and onions in the saucepan, and slowly cook and stir until tender.
Step 4
Mix together the sausage, celery, onions, bread, sage, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
Step 5
Pour the eggs and chicken broth into the mixture. Use more broth if needed. The stuffing should be moist, not mushy.
Step 6
Press the mixture into the baking dish. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until the top is brown and crisp.

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 1 hr 20 mins
Total: 1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 12
Yield: 10 - 15 servings

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