Sides & Soups

Apple Sausage Stuffing

1 pound sausage links
1 cup diced bacon1/
2 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
2 apples cored and diced
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon sage
1 teaspoon thyme
1 loaf firm type white bread, cubed
2 cups chicken broth
salt and pepper to taste

In a large skillet fry sausage and bacon until crisp and brown. Remove sausage and cut into 1-inch pieces. Replace in skillet  and add onion, celery, mushrooms, apples, parsley, and herbs. Saute, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. Stir in bread cubes and chicken broth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour mixture into bowl, cover and cool. Spoon cooled stuffing into a well greased 2-quart casserole dish. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes uncovered at 325 degrees. Cover casserole dish with foil and bake another 30 minutes at 325 degrees.