Sausage, Apple and Cornbread Stuffing

Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
The sweet apple and rich sausage flavor in this stuffing work well with chicken, turkey, pork chops and even fish.


uncooked turkey sausage(s)

8 oz

apple juice

2 Tbsp

salted butter

1 tsp

uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, chopped

uncooked celery

2 rib(s), medium, chopped

fresh apple(s)

2 medium, cored and diced

fresh parsley

¼ cup(s), chopped

fresh thyme

2 Tbsp, chopped or 1 tsp dried

poultry seasoning

1 Tbsp

cornbread stuffing dry mix

8 oz

canned chicken broth

1½ cup(s), hot

table salt

tsp, or to taste

black pepper

tsp, or to taste


  1. Coat a large, nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat.
  2. Remove sausage from casing; add sausage to skillet and cook, breaking up into small pieces until no pink remains. Add apple juice and simmer, stirring constantly, until liquid evaporates. Remove sausage to large bowl; set aside.
  3. Melt butter in skillet. Add onion and celery; sauté until translucent, about 8 minutes. Stir in apples, parsley, thyme and poultry seasoning; cook about 3 minutes.
  4. Add stuffing to skillet; stir in enough chicken stock to moisten stuffing as you like it. Add to bowl with sausage; stir in enough chicken stock to moisten stuffing. Season to taste. Yields 3/4 cup per serving.

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