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November 10, 2023

Flavorful Sausage Stuffing (Vegan)

A Plant-Based Twist on a Holiday Classic

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Vegan and vegetarian stuffing recipe for thanksgiving and holiday.

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Get ready to sleigh the holiday feast game with our Flavorful Vegan Sausage Stuffing! 'Tis the season for plant-based joy, and we're bringing the festive vibes to your table. Picture a savory symphony of vegan goodness, dancing with aromatic herbs, hearty vegetables, and vegan sausage—all in a stuffing that's so delicious, even Santa might trade in his cookies for a serving. Gather 'round, celebrate the magic of the season, and let this stuffing be the jolly star of your Christmas feast! 

Vegan Sausage Stuffing Recipe

  • Prep time: 20 mins

  • Cook time: 55 mins

  • Total time: 1 hr 15 mins

  • Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 7-8 cups french bread, cut into cubes

  • 1 Tbsp butter or olive oil

  • 1 cup onions, diced

  • 1 cup celery, diced

  • 4 vegan sausage links, crumbled 

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary, minced or ¼ tsp dried rosemary

  • ¼ tsp salt, plus more to taste

  • ¼ tsp black pepper

  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup

  • 2 - 2 ½ cups vegetable broth

For garnish: fresh rosemary

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Spread the cubed French bread onto a baking sheet. Toast in the oven for 12-15 minutes until crisp and golden (similar to croutons). Remove from the oven and set aside. 

  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Melt the butter then saute the onions and celery for 1 minute. 

  3. Add in the crumbled vegan sausage and stir for an additional 4 minutes or cook according to the package instructions. 

  4. Add the garlic and rosemary and stir for another 1 minute then turn off the heat.

  5. To a large bowl, add the toasted bread, sausage, and onion mixture and season with salt and black pepper. Stir to mix well. 

  6. Pour in the maple syrup and 2 cups of vegetable broth then stir to combine. The bread (stuffing) mixture should be moist but not soggy. Add the additional ½ cup of broth if necessary. 

  7. Transfer the stuffing mixture to a greased baking dish. Baked uncovered in the oven for 35 minutes until the top is golden brown. Remove the stuffing from the oven and allow it to cool before serving. 

Step-By-Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350. Spread the cubed French bread onto a baking sheet. Toast in the oven for 12-15 minutes until crisp and golden (similar to croutons). Remove from the oven and set aside. 

Toasting bread cubes in the oven ready for a vegan stuffing recipe.
Toasting bread cubes in the oven ready for a vegan stuffing recipe.
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Step 2

Heat a skillet over medium heat. Melt the butter then saute the onions and celery for 1 minute. 

Sauteing onions and celery for a vegan stuffing recipe.
Sauteing onions and celery for a vegan stuffing recipe.
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Step 3

Add in the crumbled vegan sausage and stir for an additional 4 minutes or cook according to the package instructions. 

Cooking vegan sausage for a vegetarian stuffing recipe.
Cooking vegan sausage for a vegetarian stuffing recipe.
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Step 4

Add the garlic and rosemary and stir for another 1 minute then turn off the heat.

Adding rosemary to vegan sausage, celery, and onions in a vegetarian stuffing recipe.
Adding rosemary to vegan sausage, celery, and onions in a vegetarian stuffing recipe.
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Step 5

To a large bowl, add the toasted bread, sausage, and onion mixture and season with salt and black pepper. Stir to mix well. 

Mixing toasted bread cubes, vegan sausage and spices as part of a vegetarian stuffing recipe.
Mixing toasted bread cubes, vegan sausage and spices as part of a vegetarian stuffing recipe.
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Step 6

Pour in the maple syrup and 2 cups of vegetable broth then stir to combine. The bread (stuffing) mixture should be moist but not soggy. Add the additional ½ cup of broth if necessary. 

Toasting bread cubes in the oven ready for a vegan stuffing recipe.
Toasting bread cubes in the oven ready for a vegan stuffing recipe.
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Step 7

Transfer the stuffing mixture to a greased baking dish. Baked uncovered in the oven for 35 minutes until the top is golden brown. Remove the stuffing from the oven and allow it to cool before serving. 

A portion of vegan stuffing on a plate.
A portion of vegan stuffing on a plate.
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