Fully Cooked Maple Pork Sausage Links

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Easy Sausage Stuffing

This classic holiday staple featuring Jimmy Dean® Fully Cooked Pork Sausage Links will serve as the perfect side dish to any festive meal. Perfect with a heaping spoonful of cranberry sauce, your family and friends will surely be asking for thirds.


  • 1 package Fully Cooked Maple Pork Sausage Links

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1½ cups chopped celery

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • ¾ cup chopped or coarsely grated carrots

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen spinach, thawed and drained

  • 1 package (8 ounces) fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 bag (14 ounces) cubed herb seasoned stuffing mix

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.

  2. Remove sausage links from plastic pouch. Place in a cold nonstick skillet. Heat skillet to MEDIUM and cover. Heat links turning occasionally for even browning. Refrigerated: 8-10 minutes or until hot. Frozen: 10-12 minutes or until hot. Slice and set aside.

  3. Cook celery, onion, carrots, garlic and rosemary in large stockpot over MEDIUM-HIGH heat with olive oil until onions are translucent. Add spinach and mushrooms; cook 2-3 minutes longer until spinach is soft and wilted. Remove from heat.

  4. Add sliced sausage, stuffing mix, chicken broth, black pepper and egg; mix just until blended.

  5. Spoon into lightly greased 2-quart casserole or soufflé dish; cover.

  6. Bake 50 minutes to 1 hour or until cooked thoroughly (160°F).