Cooking this stuffing in a baking dish gives it crisp edges.

Recipe by Ian Knauer
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Position rack in middle of oven; preheat to 375°F. Spread bread in a shallow baking pan. Bake about 20 minutes or until bread is dry and a light golden color, stirring once.

  • In a large skillet cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink, stirring to break up meat. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a very large bowl; reserve the drippings in skillet.

  • Add butter to drippings in skillet. Add onion and cook about 7 minutes or until softened, scraping up brown bits from bottom of skillet. Add celery and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Transfer to bowl with sausage. Stir in bread, cranberries, sage, thyme, salt, and pepper.

  • Butter a 3-qt. baking dish. Transfer mixture to baking dish; drizzle with broth. Cover with foil; bake 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 to 25 minutes more or until bread is golden and stuffing is heated through. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

291 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 46mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 25g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 3g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 10g; protein 12g; vitamin a 282.7IU; vitamin c 3mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 3.9mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 63.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.4mcg; sodium 634mg; potassium 273mg; calcium 42mg; iron 1.5mg.