Turkey Stuffing with Italian Sausage

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 235.9kcal
Author: Amira
Turkey stuffing with Italian sausage is a simple stuffing recipe. A stove top stuffing with sausage and farro for more nutritional value. Homemade stuffing for turkey has never been better.
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  • 1 pound Italian sausage or use your preferred sausage without casing.
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil.
  • 1 medium onion chopped.
  • 2 celery ribs washed, dried, chopped.
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced.
  • 2 teaspoon fresh rosemary or 2/3 teaspoon dry one.
  • 1 pound mushroom sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups whole farro.*
  • 3 cups mushroom broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper.
  • 1/4 cup  fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberry.


  • In a large sauce pan, cook sausage until browned breaking the meat up for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove sausage from pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, heat olive oil.
  • Add onions and celery, cook until softened about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, rosemary and cook until fragrant about 30 seconds.
  • Add mushroom and cook until tender for another 5 minutes.
  • Stir in faro and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Pour in stock, salt and pepper and bring to a simmer, cover and cook for about 40 minutes until faro is tender.
  • Add sausage back and adjust seasoning.
  • Stir in parsley and cranberry, and turn heat off.


*I prefer using whole farro for its taste and texture. You can use pearl farro to save some time but be aware that the texture will be different.
Nutrition Facts
Turkey Stuffing with Italian Sausage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235.9 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.3g8%
Sodium 549.8mg24%
Potassium 112.5mg3%
Carbohydrates 32.5g11%
Protein 12.9g26%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 5.9mg7%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 235.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.5g | Protein: 12.9g | Fat: 5.3g | Sodium: 549.8mg | Potassium: 112.5mg | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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