Cranberry Walnut Dressing

Cranberry Walnut Dressing | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen

Cranberry Walnut Dressing | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen
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Cranberry Walnut Dressing

1 lb. ground sausage, mild
½ cup unsalted butter
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. dried sage
1 large yellow onion, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
½ cup golden raisins
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup chopped walnuts, toasted
2 Tbs. chopped fresh Italian parsley
1 lb. cubed bread or cornbread, dried or toasted
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,l to taste
2- 3 cups strong chicken broth, divided use
In a large sauté pan over medium high heat, cook sausage until no pink remains and juices run clear; add butter, thyme, sage, onion, and celery, cooking until onions and celery are softened and spices are very fragrant, approx. 10-15 minutes. Stir in raisins, cranberries, walnuts, bread cubes, and parsley; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add broth, gently folding in a little at a time, until stuffing is a nice, very moist consistency. Reserve dressing to stuff into center of turkey
*Note:  Dressing can also be baked separately, if desired.  Simply place dressing into greased baking dish; bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, adding more chicken broth during baking time if needed. Remove cover during last 10 minutes of baking time.

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Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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