Thanksgiving Sausage Leek Stuffing

Traeger Kitchen


Thanksgiving Sausage Leek Stuffing

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

40 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Maple

Trade your traditional dressing for this sweet and spicy sausage stuffing, it’s stuffed with herbs, onions, and all things fall. A simple Traeger bake makes it epically delicious, this stuffing will be a new tradition for your Thanksgiving repertoire.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 16 Cup Bread, Cubed

  • 1 Stick butter

  • 2 onion, diced

  • 1 Cup celery, diced

  • 1 Leeks

  • 2 Granny Smith Apples, Peeled and Diced

  • 2 Tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 Pound Italian pork sausage, regular or spicy

  • 2 Cup chicken stock

  • 1 Cup dried sweetened cranberries

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set temperature to 300˚F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill300 ˚F
  • 2

    Place the bread cubes in a single layer on a sheet pan and bake for 7 minutes. Remove the bread cubes to a very large bowl.
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    Grill350 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 16 Cup Bread, Cubed

  • 3

    Raise the Traeger temperature to 350˚F.
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    Grill350 ˚F
  • 4

    Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan, melt the butter and add the onions, celery, thinly sliced leeks, apples, parsley, salt and pepper. Sauté over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are softened. Add to the bread cubes.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Stick butter

    • 2 onion, diced

    • 1 Cup celery, diced

    • 1 Leeks

    • 2 Granny Smith Apples, Peeled and Diced

    • 2 Tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley

    • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

    • 1 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 5

    In the same sauté pan, cook the sausage over medium heat for about 10 minutes, until browned and cooked through, breaking up the sausage with a fork while cooking. Add to the bread cubes and vegetables.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Pound Italian pork sausage, regular or spicy

  • 6

    Add the chicken stock and cranberries or pecans to the mixture, mix well, and pour into a 9 by 12-inch baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes, until browned on top and hot in the middle. Serve warm.
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    Grill350 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 2 Cup chicken stock

    • 1 Cup dried sweetened cranberries

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