Smoked Stuffing With Sausages


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Traeger Recipe

Can you believe Christmas is coming up next week? Are you sure that you have checked your list twice? We have, I’m sure! You can buy gifts for mom, dad, and the kids, or just about anything else! Now all I have to do is plan the menu.

My Traeger recipes are endless! The oven isn’t full, but it’s because everything tastes great on the Traeger. Smoked Turkey and Smoked Spiral Ham are just two examples. So why not try an easy stuffing recipe! You can add so much flavor to your smoker!

Are you ready to decide on your menu?

I am one of those people who plans holiday meals well in advance, then gives sides, desserts, and appetizers to my guests if they’re willing to help.

It makes the event less stressful if everyone helps. I am happy to do my part by returning the favor when someone hosts. But that’s me. I would rather make a few dishes than a whole meal.

Stuffing Recipe

This recipe is simple and delicious and everyone loves it! The stuffing is evenly cooked in a large bowl cast-iron skillet. You even get a little extra crust, which I love because the smoker distributes heat evenly.

Just thinking of making it again makes my mouth water!

My husband actually made this. Credit where credit is due.

This Smoked Sausage Turkey Breast is a great recipe for easy stuffing.

Smoked Stuffing

Say no to boxes this holiday season! You and your family deserve better. This homemade stuffing is rich in flavor and texture. It’s the perfect holiday side dish.

The sweet dried cherries and tender baked apples balance out the savory sage sausage. This stuff will make your kids go crazy! They won’t miss the traditional stuffing on the stove.

This stuffing can be cooked in a 12” cast iron skillet that you use with your pellet grill charcoal. The best part? It can be cooked right alongside your turkey. That’s right! There is no need to keep a separate smoker or cook the stuffing at different times.

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This Thanksgiving can be made as simple as possible. The smoked sausage stuffing can also be put on the smoker an hour before the start time so that it is ready when the bird is.

A quick note: I recommend that you use the same wood for this stuffing as your turkey. However, it is important to avoid using anything too strong and mesquite-y. You want to enjoy the smoke flavor but the main focus should be on the flavors in the stuffing.

What do I need to smoke smoked stuffing?

  • Butter
  • Celery
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Chicken broth
  • 2 packages of stuffing mix

How do I make smoked stuffing?

  1. Butter should be melted butter in a cast-iron skillet. Heat the skillet on medium heat.
  2. Cook celery, onion, and salt until tender. Cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Mix in the broth and stuffing mix. Mix everything together until well combined
  4. Place the smoke on at 250°F. Continue smoking for 35 to 45 minutes, or until you are satisfied.
  5. Let cool on low heat for five minutes. Use a fork to fluff the mixture and then serve.

Easy Stuffing Recipe

I chose to cheat and used a boxed mix of stuffing but dressed it up.

I’m all for shortcuts when they’re effective.

This recipe is easy to stuff!

At What Temperature Should Stuffing Be Cooked?

Smoking takes between 35-45 minutes. Once the turkey is removed from the smoker you can put it on the grill to cook.

A turkey should be grilled at 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

You can stuff the turkey with your stuffing and bake it until the meat reaches 165 degrees. To check the cooking time, use a meat thermometer. The USDA states that stuffing should be cooked within the bird to an internal temperature of 165°F. However, stuffing in casserole dishes should be cooked to 165°F.

Which Temperature Should You Cook Stuff?

350°F is the best temperature for stuffing. This will ensure that the stuffing is fully cooked and crispy on the outside. Make sure the turkey is stuffed with the stuffing.

To check the cooking time, use a meat thermometer.

The USDA states that stuffing should be cooked within the bird to an internal temperature of 165°F. However, stuffing in casserole dishes should be cooked to 165°F.

The Best Stuff to Smoked Turkey

To smoke a turkey, you must make the stuffing in the same order. Make sure you don’t stuff the bird with stuffing!

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Smoked stuffing is a great choice for those on opposite sides of the stuffing debate. Stuffing that is dry is the best stuffing to give joy to everyone at Thanksgiving.

Recipe Variations for Smoked Stuffing

Hey, Grill Hey’s goal is to help you create the perfect meal every time. Although I believe that this stuffing is excellent, I am aware of the fact that people have different preferences. You can adjust the way you prepare your stuffing to suit the tastes of your guests.

These variations are available in a variety of flavors, so you can make them your own.

  • Dryer. Skip the eggs if you prefer a drier filling.
  • Wetter. If you like a wetter filling, add 1 cup more stock and 1 egg to the mixture.
  • Cornbread. This recipe can be used if you prefer cornbread stuffing. However, make sure to use cornbread that isn’t sugary.
  • Sweeter. You like your stuffing a little sweeter. Cook one apple, Gala, Honeycrisp, or Jonagold, in a bowl with the celery, onions, and bread mixture cubes.

Smoked Thanksgiving Recipes

Hey, Grill Hey is the best place to start planning your Thanksgiving stuffing dinner. We have many options for turkeys, and we also offer all kinds of sides. Take a look at the following recipes to help you create your perfect Thanksgiving feast.

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