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Recipe: Rothbury Farms’ Stuffing

Featuring winner of the ChefsBest Excellence Award, Rothbury Farms Croutons

What is Thanksgiving dinner without stuffing? Take this classic accompaniment to turkey up a notch with the award-winning ingredient of Rothbury Farms croutons.


Ingredients

  • 15–22 pound turkey
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 packages Rothbury Farms® Croutons (any variety)
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  • Pull meat from neck, discard bones, and coarsely chop neck meat and giblets.
  • In 2 quart saucepan, over high heat, bring turkey giblets, neck, and salted water to boiling.
  • Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour, or until meat is tender.
  • Drain, reserving broth.
  • Sauté onion and celery in 1 stick of butter and cook until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Add sausage and cook until browned.
  • Drain off some of the fat and add another stick of butter, melting over low heat.
  • Place the 2 packages of croutons in large bowl.
  • Add chopped neck meat and giblets.
  • Stir in vegetable and sausage mixture.
  • Add 2-2 1/2 cups turkey stock, stirring to make certain all croutons are moistened.
  • Season, if desired, with salt & pepper.
  • Stuff prepared turkey cavity. Extra stuffing can be baked in covered dish at 350ºF for 40 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Variation: If you’re not stuffing a turkey, simply substitute 2-2 ½ cups of chicken broth for the turkey broth. Once all ingredients are combined, spread evenly in a 9”x13” baking dish and bake at 350ºF for 40 minutes.

Recipe and image sourced from rothburyfarms.com.

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