Chorizo Stuffing with Baked Apples

Servings: 10

Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time: 50 mins

Ingredients

3/4 lb; Chorizo Sausage, casings removed

1 box (12 oz.) of Mrs. Cubbison's Seasoned Corn Bread Stuffing

1 cup; Mushrooms, chopped

1 cup; Celery, chopped

1 cup; Carrots, chopped

1/2 onion, minced

1/2 bulb garlic; minced

1 cup; Butter, unsalted, melted

1 cup; vegetable stock (can use chicken stock too)

1 sprig; fresh thyme, minced


Top Garnish:

12 slices Fuji Apples (quarter slices)

1/4 cup; rice vinegar

1 tsp; nutmeg

1 tsp; salt

1 tsp; pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown sausage with onions & garlic, breaking apart with fork; remove from heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl or container add stuffing mix, mushrooms, celery, carrots, and cooked sausage; mix well; gradually add in butter & stock to moisten stuffing.
  • Place stuffing in a greased baking dish, and bake on middle rack of preheated 350°F oven for 35 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Quarter apple into slices & place in bowl. Add rice vinegar & seasonings to marinade. Place on sheet pan with parchment paper & bake for 15 minutes or until soft.
  • Garnish stuffing with apples on top & serve.

This recipe comes courtesy of:
Camille Carlos - 2nd Place Winner - Mrs. Cubbison's Recipe Contest 2011
Los Angeles Trade Tech Culinary School's 14th Annual Student Chef Thanksgiving Stuffing Cook-Off