Savory Sweet Potato and Sausage Dressing

Prep Time 50 min
Cook Time 35 Min
Servings 8 to 10
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 lb. ground seasoned pork sausage
  • 1 (15 oz.) box seasoned croutons
  • 1 medium apple
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 tsp. instant chicken bouillon granules
  • Chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • Step 1

    PLACE sweet potatoes in 2-quart saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until fork tender. Drain. Cool.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat a 2-quart casserole with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 3

    MELT 2 tablespoons shortening in large skillet. Add celery and onion. Cook and stir over medium heat until tender. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, poultry seasoning and pepper. Place in large bowl.

  • Step 4

    BROWN sausage in large skillet. Stir to break apart. Drain if necessary. Add to celery and onion mixture. Stir in croutons, apple and raisins. Mix in egg. Melt 1/4 cup shortening. Add to sausage mixture with prepared bouillon. Stir in sweet potatoes. Mix well. Place in prepared casserole.

  • Step 5

    BAKE, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Serving size
(1/8 of recipe)

  • Calories 480
  • Calories from Fat180g
  • Total Fat 20g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 1380mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 57g
  • Dietary Fiber 6g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 15g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet