Focaccia Stuffing Recipe

This Focaccia Stuffing recipe is a tasty Italian dish that's perfect for the holidays. Cut day-old focaccia bread into cubes.

– 16 ounces Italian sausage, casings removed – ¼ cup butter – 1 cup celery, diced – 1 cup onion, diced – 1 cup apple, cored and diced – 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped – 1 teaspoon dried thyme – ½ teaspoon kosher salt (plus more to taste) – 8 cups focaccia bread, cubed – 1 large egg, beaten – 3 cups broth, chicken or turkey



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Make sure the oven is preheated to 375 degrees if you are going to be making the stuffing straight away.

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Heat a big pan on medium. Spoon-break sausage while cooking. It should take 5–6 minutes to cook. Remove sausage from skillet and set aside.

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Return the skillet to the fire and add butter, celery, onion, apple, sage, thyme and salt. Cook for 9-10 minutes to soften all vegetables.

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Cut focaccia into 1-inch cubes with a serrated knife. Use a big mixing bowl. Mix in cooked sausage and vegetables. Mix well. 

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(Refrigerate this mixture and continue when ready to bake.) Toss the stuffing again with the beaten egg and chicken stock.

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Fill a 9x13 casserole dish with stuffing. Bake 30 minutes under foil. Uncover and bake for 10 minutes until top is lightly browned and internal temperature is 165.

Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 941mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg 


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