1 tsp olive oil
1/4 c chopped shallots
1 (6-oz) package seasoned cornbread stuffing mix
1 c chopped red apple
1/4 lb SMOKED TURKEY SAUSAGE, chopped
3/4 c California raisins
1 tsp dried oregano leaves
1 tsp dried marjoram leaves
1 tsp dried rubbed sage
1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1/2 tsp sweet basil
1/4 tsp ground bay leaf
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 c apple or white grape juice
Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and sauté 2 minutes.
Stir in bread cubes, apple, sausage, raisins and seasonings. Cook 1 minute, stirring until well blended.
Remove from heat. Gradually add juice, stirring until lightly moistened.
Turn into buttered 1-1/2-quart baking dish. Cover and bake in a preheated 350 degree F for 45 minutes until heated through and the food thermometer reaches 165 degrees F when inserted in the center of the casserole.