Sourdough, Sausage, and Greens Dressing

Notes: Prepare dressing through step 5 up to 1 day ahead; chill.

Yield: Makes about 2 quarts; 8 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 351
  • Calories from fat: 56%
  • Protein: 11g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated fat: 8.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Sodium: 666mg
  • Cholesterol: 39mg


  • 3/4 pound sourdough bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 qt.)
  • 1/2 pound Swiss chard
  • 3/4 pound bulk pork sausage
  • About 2 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup sliced celery, including tops
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage leaves or 2 teaspoons dried rubbed sage
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh-ground pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth


  1. 1. Put bread cubes in a 9- by 13-inch pan. Bake in a 350° oven, stirring occasionally, until dry and firm to touch, about 20 minutes.
  2. 2. Meanwhile, rinse and drain chard. Trim and discard discolored stem ends; thinly slice stems and coarsely chop leaves.
  3. 3. In a 5- to 6-quart pan over medium-high heat, stir sausage often until browned and crumbly, 5 to 8 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer sausage to pan with bread.
  4. 4. Measure fat in the 5- to 6-quart pan; add enough butter to make 3 tablespoons. Add onion and celery. Stir often over medium-high heat until vegetables are limp, about 10 minutes. Add chard and stir often until limp, about 3 minutes.
  5. 5. Combine bread mixture, parsley, sage, poultry seasoning, pepper, and chicken broth with chard mixture. Squeeze with your hands until evenly moistened. Return mixture to the 9- by 13-inch pan, spread level, and cover tightly.
  6. 6. Bake in a 350° oven until dressing is hot in the center, about 40 minutes (45 to 50 minutes if chilled). For a crusty top, uncover for the last 20 minutes.
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