*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         SAUSAGE & FRUIT STUFFING *
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Turkey
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Sweet Italian sausage
      1/4   c            Unsalted butter
    2                    Celery stalks -- chopped
    1       lg           Onion -- chopped
    1                    Red apple -- core, chop
    1                    Pear -- core, chop
      1/2   c            Dried apricots -- chopped
      1/4   ts           Thyme -- crumbled
      1/4   ts           Black pepper
      1/4   ts           Salt
   10       c            White bread cubes -- about
                         - 15 slices
      1/4   c            Parsley -- chopped
    1                    Egg -- lightly beaten
 
   Crumble sausage into large pan. Brown meat over medium
   heat. Remove with slotted spoon. To pan drippings, add
   butter, celery, onion, apple, pear, apricots, thyme,
   salt & pepper.. Cook, stirring, until fruits and
   vegetables are soft, about 10 minutes. Remove from
   heat. Stir in bread, parsley, egg and sausage. Stuff
   turkey according to directions on turkey. May also be
   made in a greased, 2 quart shallow baking dish. Bake,
   covered, at 325~ for 40 minutes. Uncover last 10
   minutes for crispy top.
  
 
 
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