Sausage-Apple Stuffing Bowls
with Sage Gravy
Everyone's favourite part of holiday dinners is the stuffing, so why not make it the star? Our sausage, apple and potato stuffing bowl will have you longing to cozy up in front of a fireplace!
Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.
Mild Italian Sausage, uncased
Sage and Thyme
(Contains Barley, Wheat)
Chicken Broth Concentrate
Cream Sauce Spice Blend
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, preheat the oven to 425°F. Wash and dry all produce. Cut potatoes into 1/2-inch pieces. Add potatoes and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.Roast in the middle of the oven, flipping halfway through, until tender and golden-brown, 22-23 min.
Core, then cut apple into 1/2-inch pieces. Finely chop sage. Strip 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) thyme leaves from stems. Cut ciabatta into 1/2-inch pieces. Heat a small pot over medium-low heat. When hot, add 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) butter, thyme, dried cranberries and half the sage. Swirl the pot until fragrant, 1 min. Transfer cranberry mixture to a large bowl. Add ciabatta, then toss to combine. Set aside.
Heat a large oven-proof pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then mirepoix and apples. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 3-4 min. Add sausage. Cook, breaking up sausage into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 3-5 min.**Season with salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, heat the same small pot (from step 2) over medium.When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter, broth concentrate, remaining sage and Cream Sauce Spice Blend. Cook, whisking often, until combined, 1 min. Add 1/2 cup (1 cup) water. Cook, whisking often, until gravy thickens, 1-2 min. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Turn the oven to high broil. Add roasted potatoes to the pan with sausage-apple stuffing. Stir to combine.Spread bread topping over stuffing. Transfer the pan to the middle of the oven. Broil until topping is golden-brown, 2-3 min. (TIP: Keep an eye on bread topping so it doesn't burn!)
Divide sausage-apple stuffing bake between bowls. Pour sage gravy over top.