Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Print
Baked Apple Pear Stuffing
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet Italian fennel sausage, removed from casing
  • 3 small leeks, thinly sliced (white and light green parts)
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and diced into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 Bosc pear, cored and diced into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • One 12-ounce bag cubed country-style stuffing, such as Pepperidge Farm
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 4 large eggs, beaten

Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. 

In a large skillet set over medium-high heat, brown the sausage, breaking it up with the back of a spoon, crumbling as it cooks. Once browned, add the leeks, apple and pear and saute until fragrant and softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the parsley, sage, thyme, salt and pepper and continue cooking for an additional minute. Add the chicken broth and scrape up any brown bits that have formed on the bottom of the pan. Remove from the heat and cool slightly. 

In a large mixing bowl, add the stuffing and cooked sausage mixture. Toss to combine and then add the golden raisins and eggs. Mix until all the ingredients are evenly distributed. Transfer to a baking dish. 

Bake until golden brown on top, 30 to 35 minutes. Once cooked, remove from the oven, let cool 5 to 10 minutes and garnish with the remaining 1 tablespoon parsley.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Individual Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins

Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Jasper White's Baked Stuffed Lobster

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Honey-Glazed Apple Pear Tart

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Stuffed Roast Pork with Apple Gravy

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Baked Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Twice Baked Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Maple Pecan Baked Brie

Recipe courtesy of Nealey Dozier

Baked Kale

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Pasta Al Forno: Oven Baked Pasta

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

On TV

UpRooted

7am | 6c

UpRooted

7:30am | 6:30c

UpRooted

8am | 7c

UpRooted

8:30am | 7:30c

UpRooted

9am | 8c

UpRooted

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

3:30pm | 2:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

I Hart Food

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

I Hart Food

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here