1 (7.41-ounce) package Udi’s Classic French Dinner rolls, cut into ½ inch cubes
12 ounces chicken-apple sausage, halved lengthwise then chopped into ½ inch pieces
6 tablespoons butter
2 medium fennel bulbs, cored and diced
1 medium onion, diced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons pepper
1½ cups chicken broth
3 large eggs
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 2-quart baking dish, set aside.
Toast bread on baking sheet until golden brown and crisp, about 20 minutes, tossing bread halfway through.
Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, add sausage and cook until caramelized, about 6 minutes; remove from pan and set aside. In same skillet, add butter, fennel, onion, thyme and sage. Season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, until softened, about 12 minutes.
Whisk broth and eggs in large bowl. Add bread, sausage and fennel mixture, season with salt and pepper, gently toss to combine. Pour into prepared baking dish. Cover with foil and bake, 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake 25 minutes more, until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
I truly think that this smells like Christmas! The smell of the onions, carrots and celery is a smell that reminds me of home! In French Canadian cooking we call the combination of carrots, onions and celery the ‘ Holy Trinity’ of cooking. Enjoy this French Canadian recipe handed down to from my Grandmama to my mom to me and now to you! - Recipe from Kathy Smart, North America’s Gluten- Free Expert, Dr. Oz Guest
4-6 cups of chopped gluten free Udi’s Bread
½ cup each of diced celery, onions and carrots
4 slices of gluten free turkey bacon, chopped
1 cup of vegetable or chicken broth
2 Tablespoons of coconut oil or olive oil
½ teaspoon each of dried sage and thyme
Sea salt and pepper to taste
Add turkey bacon to a medium heated pan and cook until crispy. Set bacon aside and allow to cool. Chop into small pieces when cooled.
Sauté the holy trinity of celery, onions and carrots in oil/butter on medium to low heat until the vegetables soften.
Add the crumbled bacon, bread spices, chicken stock and salt and pepper and mix thoroughly for 1-2 minutes in the pan. Remove from heat.
lace all of the ingredients either in a greased casserole dish or stuff in turkey.
If in a dish, bake covered with foil for 15 minutes at 425 degrees F and then remove foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Total Fat 5.2g
Total Carbohydrates 41g
• Dairy Free • Gluten Free • Nut Free
Smart Facts: Sage is an herb that has been prized for thousands of years not just for its culinary uses but also for its nutritional properties. Sage is a good source of bone building calcium, blood building iron and blood pressure regulation potassium!