Turkey Sausage and Wild Rice Dressing

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Side Dish
1 HR 10 MIN
Cooking Style
Turkey Bacon


12 Slices TURKEY BACON, cut into 1-inch slices

1/2 c unsalted butter

3 c sweet onion, chopped

3 c celery, chopped

1-1/2 lbs button mushrooms, cleaned and sliced

12 oz wild rice, cooked and cooled

6 c dry bread crumbs

1-1/2 lbs TURKEY SAUSAGE, cooked and drained

1 tbsp dried oregano leaves

1-1/2 tsp dried sage leaves

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Over medium heat, sauté bacon until almost crisp. Remove and reserve.

Melt butter and add onion, celery and mushrooms; continue cooking until vegetables are crisp.

Combine bacon, vegetables, cooked wild rice, bread crumbs, cooked sausage and herbs. Gently mix well. Season to taste.

Spoon dressing into lightly greased 12 X 20 X 2-inch pan.

Bake, covered, at 325 degrees F for 60-70 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts

250 Total Calories

90 Calories from Fat

10 g Total Fat

15 % Daily Total Fat

4 g Saturated Fat

20 % Daily Saturated Fat

45 g Cholesterol

15 % Daily Cholesterol

630 mg Sodium

26 % Daily Sodium

26 g Total Carbohydrates

9 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

8 % Daily Dietary Fiber

3 g Sugars

13 g Protein

4 % Daily Protein

4 % Daily Vitamin C

8 % Daily Calcium

15 % Daily Iron