Apple-Sausage Stuffing for Turkey

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I found this recipe in an old Homemaker's magazine. I made it for a Thanksgiving dinner a few years ago, and now whenever it's my turn to cook a holiday meal, I have to make this! It's easy and delicious. I prefer making the stuffing as a side dish, rather than stuffing the turkey, so the turkey cooks quicker and it makes less of a mess.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sausage until no longer pink, about 10 min, stir often.
  2. Drain most of the fat (leave about a tablespoon).
  3. Add onions and celery, cook another 3 minute.
  4. Stir in apples, sage, thyme, and marjoram, cook another 5 minutes.
  5. Add 1 cup of chicken stock, and bring to a boil.
  6. Remove from heat, stir in bread, parsley, salt and pepper.
  7. Spoon into a lightly greased casserole dish.
  8. (This recipe can be made ahead to this point, it will keep in the fridge for 2 days or in the freezer for 2 weeks. If frozen, thaw in fridge before baking).
  9. Bake, covered, in 325°F oven for about 40 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, drizzle with the remaining chicken stock.
  10. Remove the lid and bake 10 more minutes, until the stuffing has a crusty top and is heated through.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a