Make Norbest’s new turkey sausage a Thanksgiving tradition.
Norbest Turkey Sausage Dressing
4 T (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
1 1/2 lb. Norbest turkey sausage
2 yellow onions, diced
3 large leeks
3 garlic cloves, minced
7 oz. cremini mushrooms, quartered
1 t. chopped thyme
1 1/2 t. rubbed sage
Kosher salt and ground pepper to taste
1/4 c. dry cooking sherry
1 c. peeled and roasted chestnuts, halved
1 lb. Italian Focaccia bread (dried)
2 T chopped fresh Italian Parsley
3-4 cups warmed chicken stock
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease 3-qt baking dish with 1 t. butter. in a large fry pan over medium high heat, crumble and cook sausage until light brown. Cool on plate. In the same pan over medium heat, melt 3 T. butter. Saute onions and leeks 10-12 minutes or until transparent. Add garlic, mushrooms, thyme, sage, 2 t. salt and pepper, cook 12 minutes. Stir in cooking sherry.
In a very large bowl, combine sausage, vegetables, chestnuts, focaccia bread and parsley. Stir in stock 1/2 cup at a time, be sure bread croutons absorb it completely. Transfer to baking dish. Cover with foil, bake 20 minutes. Uncover bake 25-30 minutes.