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Slow Cooker Sausage in a casserole dish.

Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing

Save time and oven space this Thanksgiving! This slow cooker stuffing is easy, perfectly moist and delicious! You have to have it on your holiday table!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sausage stuffing, slow cooker stuffing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 618 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf Italian or French bread cut into 3/4" cubes (see note)
  • 3 Tablespoons butter for greasing the slow cooker
  • 1 lb sage or Italian sausage casings removed
  • 1 medium sweet onion chopped
  • 4 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2.5 cups vegetable broth see note
  • 2 large eggs slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, melt 1/4 cup of butter. Add sausage and cook until done.
  2. Add chopped onion, celery and garlic. Cook until veggies are soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Grease slow cooker.
  4. Add bread cubes to the slow cooker.
  5. Add sausage and veggie mixture, stir gently.
  6. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, broth, salt, pepper, thyme and oregano.
  7. Add liquid to the slow cooker. Gently stir.
  8. Cook stuffing on low for 5 hours.

Recipe Notes

*Do not use freshly baked bread for this recipe. Stale (two day old) bread is better. If you don't have stale bread, cut the bread into cubes, arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet and toast in 400 degrees F for 7 to 10 minutes.

*You can use chicken stock in this recipe, however I find broth more flavorful so that's what I recommend.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 618 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 1252mg54%
Potassium 431mg12%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 610IU12%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 87mg9%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.