IngredientsApproximately 9 cups of Dempster's baguettes, baked and cubed (3 whole wheat/multigrain + 2 white)
450 to 650 g ground sausage like loblaws ‘free from’ mild italian sausage or honey garlic or a combination of both (sausage meat only, removed from casing before frying)
4 slices bacon
1 chopped sweet onion
200 g chopped celery
3 g dried sage
2 g dried rosemary
1 g dried thyme
1-1/2 Golden Delicious yellow apple, cored and chopped
135 g dried cranberries - like craisins: PEANUT FREE
30 g minced fresh parsley
265 ml chicken stock Campbell (make sure completely dairy free)
85 g vegan becel for stuffing, + extra to grease dish
In advance:To dry or toast bread: Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Spread the bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes in the preheated oven, or until evenly toasted. Transfer toasted bread cubes to a large bowl.
In a large skillet, cook the sausage meat and onions over medium heat, stirring and breaking up the lumps until evenly browned. Add the celery, sage, rosemary, and thyme; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes to blend flavors.
Cook 4 slices of bacon: Chop in pieces
Cover with aluminum foil. Bake covered for 25 minutes at 350F and UNCOVERED for ANOTHER 20 minutes (approx 45 min total).
Add chopped bacon and serve.