Sausage Pancetta Stuffing
- 6 cups bread crumbs
- 1lb sausage
- 1/2lb pancetta, chopped
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 cups finely chopped onion (about 2 med. sized onions)
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped
- 1 cup turkey broth
Preheat oven to 350F
Remove the casings of the sausage and fry over medium heat until browned and cooked. Cook about 7 minutes.
Leave the oil produced from the sausage in the pan, and reduce heat. Add butter and melt on low. Once butter is melted, turn heat back up to medium and add onions, celery, and salt / pepper. Cook until soft, about 12 minutes.
Add pancetta, thyme and tarragon and cook for 1 minute, continuously stirring.
In a buttered bake dish, combine sausage mixture and bread crumbs until mixed well
Drizzle with the broth and place in oven for 30 minutes, until golden.