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Sausage & Veggie Lovers Stuffing

This hearty and comforting stuffing is perfect for the holidays. Loaded with veggies and mixed with Italian sausage it's the ultimate side dish to add to your turkey, mashed potatoes and dinner rolls. Packed with flavor you're guests will be begging for the recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Sausage and Vegetable Stuffing, Stuffing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 482 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 16 oz. Johnsonville Mild Ground Italian Sausage
  • 14 oz. package herb stuffing
  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1 c. leeks finely chopped
  • 1 c. celery diced
  • 1 c. shredded carrots
  • 1 c. chopped zucchini
  • 1 c. chopped yellow squash
  • 2 c. kale chopped
  • 1 1/2 c. vegetable broth
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tbsp. sage
  • 1/2 tbsp. thyme
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 2.5 quart baking dish with nonstick spray; set aside. 

  2. In a skillet cook sausage over medium high heat until fully cooked, drain, and set aside.

  3.  In the same skillet melt butter and saute leeks and celery until tender. Add remaning vegetables and cook an additional 1-2 minutes. Add spices. Add broth; bring to a simmer and remove from heat.

  4. Beat eggs in a large bowl; stir in herb stuffing and broth mixture with vegetables. Add sausage.
  5. Transfer baking dish. Cover with foil and bake 20-30 minutes. Uncover and bake until golden, approx. 10 more minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Sausage & Veggie Lovers Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 482 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 115mg38%
Sodium 1026mg45%
Potassium 870mg25%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 12315IU246%
Vitamin C 90.1mg109%
Calcium 176mg18%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.