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Sausage Mushroom Dressing

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"To go with your turkey entree, how about serving Sausage Mushroom Dressing? The recipe comes from Mary Coleman of Norwood, Massachusetts. 'My children and guests almost pass over the turkey in favor of this savory dressing each holiday,' Mary notes."
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1 h 10 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute the mushrooms, onion, celery and garlic in the drippings and butter until tender. Stir in the sage, salt and pepper.
  2. In several large bowls, combine the mushroom mixture, bread cubes, sausage, broth and bacon; toss to coat.
  3. Transfer to two greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dishes. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Bake, uncovered, 10-15 minutes longer or until lightly browned.


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I used this recipe last Thanksgiving. My husband loved it and he's a very pickie eater. I did add water chestnuts instead of the celery. I will be using this recipe for years to come.

this turned out really well.... everyone enjoyed it this thanksgiving. i did add a little more chicken broth b/c we like our dressing a bit more moist. very good and will definently make this ag...

This is nearly identical to how I've made my dressing for decades; the difference being the bacon, which I've never used. But as the saying goes, "everything's better with bacon," so what could...

I have made this dressing for several Thanksgivings with great results. The mushrooms and sausage give it a unique taste and texture. When we are dividing up leftovers after Thanksgiving thi...

Easy to make and delicious! I will chop the mushrooms smaller so that they are distributed better, and I doubled the chicken stock because we like really moist dressing.

Delicious!!! I add whole water chestnuts for some crunch. Thank you for sharing this is a staple at our Thanksgiving feast. :)