Elegant Turkey Stuffing

Elegant Turkey Stuffing Recipe


Distinctive and easy to prepare! This turkey stuffing is made with orange-flavored liqueur, spicy Italian sausage, apples, and pecans.


  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 ½ cups orange liqueur
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 1 (16 ounce) package herb-seasoned dry bread stuffing mix
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 4 medium (2-3/4" dia) (approx 3 per lb)s Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and chopped
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the raisins in a small saucepan, and cover with 1 cup of liqueur. Bring to boil, remove from heat, and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, melt 1/2 cup butter over medium heat. Saute the celery and onion in the butter for 10 minutes. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  3. In the same skillet, cook the sausage over medium-high heat until crumbled and evenly brown. Drain.
  4. Combine the sausage and stuffing mix with the celery and onion mixture. Stir in the raisins and liqueur, pecans, and apples. Mix in melted butter, chicken broth, 1/2 cup orange liqueur; the stuffing should be totally moistened. Season with sage, salt, and pepper.

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Nutritional Information

Elegant Turkey Stuffing

Servings Per Recipe: 28
Calories: 280.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 10 %
carbohydrates: 8 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 7 %
fat: 23 %
saturated fat: 32 %
cholesterol: 10 %
vitamin a iu: 5 %
niacin equivalents: 18 %
vitamin b6: 7 %
vitamin c: 3 %
folate: 9 %
calcium: 3 %
iron: 6 %
magnesium: 6 %
potassium: 6 %
sodium: 18 %
thiamin: 23 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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