Try this update of old-fashioned bread stuffing by adding sweet Italian sausage and mushrooms. This dish is the highlight of any holiday table.




  • Heat oven to 350°F. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

  • Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove casings from sausage and crumble into skillet. Cook 7 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove sausage from skillet with a slotted spoon.

  • Add 1 tablespoon of the butter to skillet. When melted, add mushrooms to pan and cook 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to a large bowl.

  • Melt remaining butter in pan. Add celery and onion; cook for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in raisins, parsley and sage and cool for 2 minutes. Transfer to the bowl with mushrooms. Add sausage, celery mixture, cubed bread and chicken broth, stirring well.

  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and cover with foil. Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 10 minutes or until lightly browned on top.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; 7 g total fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 507 mg sodium. 19 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein;