SAUSAGE DRESSING
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 60
  • Servings: 12
  • 2 (16 oz.) pkgs. Regular Flavor Jimmy Dean Pork Sausage
  • 8 oz. fresh mushrooms, sliced (I use a can of stems and pieces)
  • 1-1/2 cups diced onion
  • 3/4 cup diced or coarsely grated carrots
  • 1-1/2 cups diced celery
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pkg. (15 oz.) herbed dry bread cubes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. In a large saucepan or stockpot, cook sausage over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink. Add mushrooms, onion, carrots, celery and garlic; cook 10-12 minutes or until onion is translucent, stirring frequently.
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl; add remaining ingredients and stir well.
  4. Pour into a buttered 4-quart casserole.
  5. Bake covered for 60 minutes.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My family likes a meat dressing to stuff a bird or to make separately. I have two and this is the one with sausage.