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Recipe for Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing. This dish qualifies as a Intermediate level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr 50 min to make this recipe. The Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing recipe should make enough food for about 8 cups.

You can add your own personal twist to this Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing recipe.

Ingredients for Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing

  • 8 stalks celery, stalks trimmed of leaves and ends, washed, dried and cut into 1/4-inch thick half moons
  • 8 slices white sandwich bread
  • 1 teaspoon dry rosemary
  • 10 fresh sage leaves, stemmed and cut into thin strips
  • 4 medium turnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch thick cubes
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 medium yellow onions, peeled, halved and cut into thin slices
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 pound loose pork breakfast sausage, broken into small pieces and cooked
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken stock, boiled and cooled
  • 1 stick to 1 1/4 sticks (8 to 10 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 4 medium Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled and cut into 8 to 10 even wedges

Directions for Apple, Turnip and Sage Dressing

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet, melt 1/4 stick (2 tablespoons) of the butter. Add the apple wedges and onions. Season with the sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Cook over medium heat until the apples and onions become slightly tender and yielding but still hold their shape, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir in the celery and cook to soften it slightly, about 2 additional minutes. Remove the skillet from the heat and transfer the contents to a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Arrange the bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and toast until light brown. Alternatively, brown them in a toaster. While the bread is still hot, lightly butter both sides of each piece. Cut into 1-inch squares and transfer them to a large bowl. Toss with the rosemary, sage and some salt and pepper. Mix to blend. Set aside.
  4. Heat a large skillet and add 1 tablespoon of the butter. When it melts, stir in the turnip cubes and sprinkle with the allspice. Season with salt and cook over medium heat until tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Combine the apple, onion and celery mixture with the cooked breakfast sausage and turnips in the bowl containing the toasted bread. Mix to blend, and add the chicken stock to moisten all of the ingredients.
  6. Place into a rectangular baking dish and bake until golden and cooked through, 45 to 50 minutes.

Cookware for your recipe

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  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
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  • Colander
  • Skillet
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  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Thanksgiving Stuffing and Dressing
  • Stuffing – Stuffing, filling, or dressing is an edible mixture, often composed of herbs and a starch such as bread, used to fill a cavity in the preparation of another food item. Many foods may be stuffed, including poultry, seafood, and vegetables. As a cooking technique stuffing helps retain moisture, while the mixture itself serves to augment and absorb flavors during its preparation.Poultry stuffing often consists of breadcrumbs, onion, celery, spices, and herbs such as sage, combined with the giblets. Additions in the United Kingdom include dried fruits and nuts (such as apricots and flaked almonds), and chestnuts.
  • Thanksgiving – Sub-national entitiesNovember 4, 2021 (Liberia);November 24, 2021 (Norfolk Island);November 3, 2022 (Liberia);November 30, 2022 (Norfolk Island);Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on various dates in the United States, Canada, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks and sacrifice for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and around the same part of the year in other places. Although Thanksgiving has historical roots in religious and cultural traditions, it has long been celebrated as a secular holiday as well.
  • Thanksgiving Side Dishes
  • Side Dish – A side dish, sometimes referred to as a side order, side item, or simply a side, is a food item that accompanies the entrée or main course at a meal.
  • Turnip Recipes
  • Apple Recipes
  • Fruit – In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants that is formed from the ovary after flowering.Fruits are the means by which flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) disseminate their seeds. Edible fruits in particular have long propagated using the movements of humans and animals in a symbiotic relationship that is the means for seed dispersal for the one group and nutrition for the other; in fact, humans and many animals have become dependent on fruits as a source of food. Consequently, fruits account for a substantial fraction of the world’s agricultural output, and some (such as the apple and the pomegranate) have acquired extensive cultural and symbolic meanings.In common language usage, “fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures (or produce) of plants that typically are sweet or sour and edible in the raw state, such as apples, bananas, grapes, lemons, oranges, and strawberries. In botanical usage, the term “fruit” also includes many structures that are not commonly called “fruits”, such as nuts, bean pods, corn kernels, tomatoes, and wheat grains.
Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies Read Full Chef Bio Here .

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