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Cajun Turkey Stuffing

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"This is a rice and sausage stuffing that is always a hit. No one ever tires of eating this as leftovers - it doesn't even need any turkey to go with it to make a nice snack or meal. But stuff a turkey with it, and you have an excellent alternative to traditional bread stuffings. The recipe shown here is the huge Thanksgiving-day-with-tons-of-leftovers version. You can obviously cut it down proportionately for smaller meals. The original recipe, as I received it, called for addition of a couple of cans of shucked oysters, something not to my taste, but you can add this if you wish."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 445 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings

Directions

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  1. Place the chicken broth, rice, celery, and 1 cup of chopped onion into a large pot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the remaining 1/2 cup of onion into a large skillet along with the garlic, pork sausage, and ground beef. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until the meat is brown and crumbly; pour off excess grease, then stir the meat into the cooked rice along with the thyme, parsley, and oregano. Stir well.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 445 calories; 8.3 g fat; 76 g carbohydrates; 13.8 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 228 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was great! I used instant rice, because I'm terrible at "real" rice, and it still came out VERY tasty!!! Instead of bulk sausage, I used link sausage (smoked keilbasa type) diced fine and u...

This was great! I did add the spices to the chicken broth and it taste great!

We made this, and it was absolutely wonderful, as an addition to our Christmas Dinner. My husband is from Louisiana, and has made a similar dish for years. The only thing we did differently was ...

This turned out pretty good but WAY too much rice. I made as written but next time I will cut the rice back by two cups and leave all other measurements the same. I really enjoyed the sausage/be...

Great dressing! I served it beneath blackened salmon & it was a hit with my family. I did make some alterations, however. I used 1/2 the amount of rice & chicken broth & added garlic powder, oni...