A large dish filled with sourdough sausage stuffing.

Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage

If you are looking for a sourdough stuffing recipe, try this delicious twist on a traditional stuffing recipe: Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage.

A large dish filled with sourdough sausage stuffing.
Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage

Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage: Filled with artichokes, savory homemade Parmesan-garlic sourdough croutons, and pork sausage, this sourdough sausage stuffing is a twist on a classic stuffing recipe.

Disclosure: This post was originally brought to you by Jones Dairy Farm.

Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage in a large white serving dish.

When all the dishes come to the table at Thanksgiving, the turkey may take center stage – in its roasted glory, it’s hard not to put the spotlight on the bird, with its supporting cast gathered around it. But to tell you the truth, of all the dishes that are passed around the table, it’s not the turkey that I look forward to the most. It’s not the mashed potatoes, it’s not the cranberry compote, and it’s not even the gravy (as essential as gravy may be). It’s the stuffing.

Thanksgiving would not be Thanksgiving without the stuffing, for me. I could substitute a chicken and be perfectly content, as long as there was stuffing on my plate. It’s that doughy mash of goodness that I love, smothered in gravy. Which makes me wonder, why don’t I make stuffing more often? If I love it so much, why do I only make stuffing once a year?

Perhaps it’s time to change that.

What’s in Your Favorite Stuffing Recipe?

I wanted to share this Sausage and Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing that I made with Jones Dairy Farm sausage. Combined with tender artichokes and parmesan garlic toasted sourdough, it is a savory sausage stuffing full of the flavors I love.

Three artichokes in a decorative dish.

You know how much I love artichokes and sourdough – to me they are pretty iconic Northern California foods that I have grown to adore. But let’s chat a bit about Jones Dairy Farm and their natural sausage. I am always drawn to companies that are rich in personal history, and Jones Dairy Farm is no different. Started in 1889 by Milo Jones, his story is like many others – paving a new way for a family business by embracing the old.

Milo Jones hailed from a family of dairy farmers, but challenged by rheumatoid arthritis, he was no longer able to work the farm. He turned to his mother’s recipe for homemade sausage and found a way to share it with others.

Decades after they began producing sausages as a family business, they were the first to quick-freeze their sausages, and not much has changed since. The recipe is the same, with no artificial preservatives, 125 years later. It’s still very much a family business. And you know how important that is to me.

Jones Dairy Farm Original Sausage with a dish of homemade stuffing in the background.

So this year, I like to think that the Jones family will be at our Thanksgiving table, along with all the local artisans and farmers that we have grown attached to over the years. They are as much a part of our Thanksgiving meal as my family gathered at the table. I’ll be thinking of them as I raise my glass and give thanks.

Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage

The recipe starts with a loaf of hearty sourdough bread chopped into cubes. Toss the bread cubes in a large bowl with olive oil, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, oregano, thyme and pepper.

Bake until the croutons are lightly browned and set aside while preparing the rest of the stuffing recipe. If you are short on time, you can also use your preferred seasoned croutons.

The stuffing recipe comes together with the savory flavors of browned pork sausage, celery, onion, and artichoke hearts. 

Homemade sourdough croutons on a baking sheet.

A large white serving platter filled with Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage.

Disclosure: This post was originally brought to you by Jones Dairy Farm. Blog posts such as these help support the work behind the scenes at Kitchen Confidante. All opinions are my own. Thank you for your visits and making my blog a part of your day!

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Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage

If you are looking for a sourdough stuffing recipe, try this delicious twist on a traditional stuffing recipe made with savory homemade Parmesan-garlic sourdough croutons: Artichoke Sourdough Stuffing with Jones Sausage.
Course Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 435kcal

Ingredients

For the Parmesan Garlic Sourdough Croutons:

  • 1 loaf sourdough bread about 1 1/2 pounds, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the Stuffing:

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 yellow onions finely diced
  • 2 cups finely diced celery about 4 stalks
  • 2 cans quartered artichoke hearts (14 oz each) drained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 cups Parmesan garlic sourdough croutons or use your preferred seasoned croutons
  • 2-3 cups chicken stock
  • 12 oz Jones Dairy Farm Original Pork Sausage

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  • If you are making the croutons, toss the bread cubes in a large bowl with the olive oil, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, oregano, thyme and pepper, tossing to evenly coat. Place on a baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes, or until the croutons are lightly browned. Set aside in a large bowl.
  • In a large deep sided skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions, celery and artichoke hearts, and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 8 minutes, or until the onions are transparent, and the vegetables are tender. Season with parsley, salt and pepper. Transfer the vegetables into the bowl with the croutons, along with 2 cups of the chicken stock, stirring well to combine.
  • In the same skillet, brown the Jones Dairy Farm Original Pork Sausage, breaking the sausage apart with a fork as it cooks into small pieces. Cook for about 8 minutes, or until lightly browned. Stir the cooked sausage into the stuffing mixture, adding additional chicken stock if the stuffing still feels dry. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if necessary.
  • Place the stuffing into a 9x13 baking dish and bake for about 30 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 1465mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 3mg
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  1. Sara

    Hi! This looks delicious!
    How many servings does this make—trying to figure out if enough for 12 people as a side at Thanksgiving.
    Thank you!

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  2. Jessi

    This sounds really yummy! I love artichokes, I would never have thought to use them in something like this! Also beautiful pictures!

    Reply
  3. Raquel

    This sounds amazing! I would have never thought to pair artichokes with stuffing. But I’ll agree with you that the stuffing is one of the best parts of Thanksgiving. My family always does an oyster stuffing and traditional, but maybe we have room for one more ; ) 

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  4. Nicole

    I wish I had stumbled across this a few days ago for TGD! I will certainly give it a go anyway, sounds amazing!

    Reply
  5. cristina

    I’m hungry for this stuffing, Liren!  Love your use of the sausage with the artichoke hearts…and those artichokes look like flowers, so beautiful.   I think I’ll change our meal plans for Turkey Day and try this instead. :) 

    Reply
  6. Sam+@+PancakeWarriors

    loving the artichokes in this dish. I haven’t had sourdough ok so long I’m sure this is amazing remembering that distinct flavor. Thanks for sharing. 

    Reply
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