'Apple Sausage Stuffing'
Source: Adapted from Handle The Heat
1 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 bags Jimmy Dean sausage crumbles
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup diced onion
1/2 cup diced peeled and cored Granny Smith apples
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon minced fresh sage
1 bay leaf
1/2 loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (with crusts)
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 large eggs, beaten to blend
1. Heat oven to 350. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the celery, onion, apple, garlic, parsley, sage, and bay leaf to the skillet and saute until the vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes. Discard the bay leaf.
2. Remove vegetable mixture to a large bowl and mix in the sausage and bread cubes.
3. Whisk the milk, broth, and butter in a small bowl to combine. Add to the stuffing and season to taste with salt and pepper.
4. Mix in the eggs then transfer to a greased baking dish baking dish. Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes, or until cooked through and browned.
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