Sausage and Wild Rice Stuffing Recipe

This Sausage and Wild Rice Stuffing is hearty enough for a meal but also makes a delicious side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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This Sausage and Wild Rice Stuffing makes the perfect holiday side dish but is also hearty enough to enjoy as a meal on its own.


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup leeks, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium apple apple, chopped
  • 4 chicken sausages, halved & sliced (or sub 1 pound ground pork sausage)
  • 1 tsp McCormick’s grill seasoning
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Craisins
  • 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 34 cup stale bread, cubed
  • 1/22/3 cup chicken broth


  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Saute the leeks in the butter until soft.
  3. Add the apple, sausage, Craisins and seasonings and saute 5 minutes more. (If using ground sausage, cook until sausage is cooked all the way through)
  4. Stir in the cooked rice, parsley and bread cubes until well combined.
  5. Slowly add broth until all of the bread is moistened.
  6. Cook until heated through and serve warm.