Ciabatta-Sausage Stuffing

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to this ciabatta and sausage stuffing – a delicious side dish.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
large loaf ciabatta bread (1 lb), cut into 1-inch cubes (8 cups)
1
lb bulk maple-flavored pork sausage
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups chopped onions
1 1/2
cups chopped peeled apples
1
cup chopped celery
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2
to 2 1/2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 On ungreased large cookie sheet, place bread cubes in single layer. Bake 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until dry and lightly golden. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until no longer pink. With slotted spoon, remove sausage. Add 2 tablespoons of the butter to drippings in skillet. Add onions, apples and celery; cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from heat.
  • 4 In large bowl, toss apple mixture, parsley, sage, salt, pepper, sausage and bread cubes. Mix in 2 cups broth; add 1/2 cup more broth if mixture looks dry. Spoon stuffing into baking dish. Dot with remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  • 5 Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until golden.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
369
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
942mg
942%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.