Sausage Stuffed Apples

Sausage Stuffed Apples Recipe

I love sweet and savory flavors together and while chocolate covered bacon fits the bill, it isn’t the best for a nutritious meal idea. These sausage stuffed apples are a great dinner idea and their fun packaging makes them appealing to kids. My kids also love stuffed sweet potatoes if sweet potatoes are more of a favorite in your house.

They are easy to make ahead and can be packed for lunches (or breakfasts!) the next day. This is a fun one to have kids help with. Best served with salad or some steamed veggies.

Sausage Stuffed Apples- Easy Dinner Idea

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Sausage Stuffed Apples Recipe

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Yield 6 servings

Apples stuffed with a sausage filling! This savory and sweet combination is a satisfying meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. 

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut each apple in half, but don’t peel, and scoop out the seed area with a spoon or sharp knife to make each apple a “bowl.” Alternately, you can use a corer to remove most of the inside and leave the apples intact as pictured.
  3. Brown the sausage in a large skillet until completely cooked.
  4. Remove sausage and add onion and celery to pan and sauté until starting to soften.
  5. Return sausage to pan and mix well.
  6. Add spices to taste.
  7. Drizzle with the maple syrup or honey.
  8. Spoon some of the sausage mixture into each apple and place on the bottom of a large baking dish.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes until apples are cooked and fragrant.
  10. Remove and serve with salad.
  11. Enjoy!

Notes

A delicious dish for any meal. These can be made ahead of time and refrigerated until cooking. 

Courses Main

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 stuffed apple

Amount Per Serving

Calories 403

% Daily Value

Total Fat 22 g

34%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g

35%

Cholesterol 64 mg

21%

Sodium 966 mg

40%

Total Carbohydrates 38.2 g

13%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g

25%

Sugars 28.2 g

Protein 15.7 g

31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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