Recipe Summary

35 mins
9 hrs (includes chilling overnight)


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a very large skillet heat 2 tsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, ground beef, onion, garlic, 1/4 tsp. salt, and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring to break up the meat, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Drain and place in a large bowl.

  • In the same skillet, heat 2 tsp. olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the celery, walnuts, and pine nuts. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, to taste. Cook until the celery is tender, about 5 minutes.

  • Add the celery mixture, rice, seasoned breadcrumbs, hard-boiled egg, cranberries, and raisins to the meat mixture. Mix thoroughly. Add the herb bread stuffing, melted butter, chicken broth, and pepper, to taste. Mix again. Transfer to a greased 3-quart baking dish. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.

  • Heat the oven to 350°F. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking until the top layer is slightly brown, about 15 minutes. Mix thoroughly.


If you cook some of the stuffing in the turkey, be sure stuffing reaches and internal temperature of 165°F. Before serving, combine it with the stuffing cooked in the baking dishes.

Nutrition Facts

242 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 50mg; sodium 457mg; potassium 231mg; carbohydrates 17g; fiber 2g; sugar 4g; protein 15g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 106IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 19mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 32mg; iron 2mg.