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Sweet Potato Stuffing

No recipe image available.A zesty cornbread stuffing with sautéed diced sweet potato, onion, celery and green bell pepper, orange peel and sausage.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground pork sausage
1 large chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup orange juice
2 beaten large eggs
2 (7 ounce) packages of cornbread or bread crumb stuffing mix

Cooking Directions:

  1. Brown sausage, drain off fat.
  2. Sauté onion, celery, green pepper and sweet potato cubes in butter until tender.
  3. Combine sausage, vegetables, orange peel and parsley. Add broth, orange juice and eggs; stir. Combine with stuffing mix.

Makes enough to stuff 1 (16 to 20-pound) turkey.

Tip: As a side dish, place in greased casserole. Bake in 350°F (175°C) oven for 1 hour.

Recipe provided courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.