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Saranello's Focaccia Stuffing

Focaccia Stuffing with Italian Sausage

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You’re sure to be stuffed after having Saranello’s Focaccia Stuffing with Italian Sausage. The flavors of the Italian sausage goes well with the carrots, celery, onions, turkey stock and of course focaccia bread. 

Saranello's Focaccia Stuffing

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Focaccia Stuffing with Italian Sausage

Surprise your guests with an unexpected burst of flavor

Yield: 1 large casserole


¼ cup olive oil
1 lb spicy Italian sausage
1 cup carrots (small diced)
1 cup celery (small diced)
2 cups onions (small diced)
4 fresh garlic cloves (thinly sliced)
2 Tbsp fresh sage
1 Tbsp rubbed sage
½ Tbsp fresh chopped thyme
½ Gallon toasted focaccia
1 Quart turkey stock
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat over to 325°F.
2. In a large pan heat the olive oil.
3. Add the spicy italian sausage. Using a spoon break it into small pieces and allow to brown on all sides.
4. Remove the sausage from the pan, leaving the oils in the pan.
5. Add the carrots, celery and onions and cook until soft. Approximately 5-7 minutes.
6. Add garlic and herbs and cook a few minutes more.
7. Add the focaccia to the pan and reserved sausage cooking until the bread begins to absorb the moisture.
8. Add the turkey stock, season with salt and pepper and cook until all the liquid is
absorb. Remove pan from heat.
9. Transfer the contents of pan into a 9” x 13” oven safe baking dish.
10. Bake covered with foil for 10 minutes, and uncovered for an additional 10 minutes

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