Sausage Stuffing

Sausage Stuffing

Are you ready for Thanksgiving? This Sausage Stuffing is perfect medley of freeze-dried and fresh ingredients for a deliciously comforting side dish that elevates your holiday feast to new levels of flavor and tradition!

  • 2 ½ cups Nutristore freeze-dried sausage crumbles 
  • 8 Tablespoons Nutristore freeze-dried onions 
  • 1 ½ cup Nutristore freeze-dried apple slices 
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 box dry seasoned corn bread stuffing

Optional: diced green and red pepper

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

45 Mins

Serving Size




  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Prepare brown rice according to package directions.
  3. Reconstitute sausage crumbles in 2 cups warm water. Let sit for 10 minutes, stir, and sit for 5 additional minutes, then drain excess water.
  4. Reconstitute onions in 1 cup water. Let sit at least 1-3 minutes, then drain excess water.
  5. Reconstitute apple slices in 1 1/2 cup water for 5-10 minutes, then drain excess water and chop into smaller pieces.
  6. While waiting for the freeze-dried food to reconstitute, chop and sauté celery in butter on medium heat until tender.
  7. Add onions to celery and sauté 2 minutes.
  8. Add cooked rice, corn bread stuffing, sausage, apples and mix all together.
  9. Add broth to the mixture to moisten.
  10. Bake in a 9 x 13 pan at 350°F for 30 minutes, covered. Remove cover and bake an additional 15 minutes.

Categories: Side Dishes, Thanksgiving, Casserole, Great for Groups

Recipe by Alberta Jones & Tauna Meyers

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