Recipe

Garlic Bread Stuffing

Ingredients
1 pkg. Kowalski's Traditional Take & Bake Garlic Bread (from the Bakery Department)
½ lb. fresh mild Italian sausage
4 tbsp. (½ stick) Kowalski's Unsalted Butter, divided
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup sliced button mushrooms
1 tbsp. finely minced garlic
2 ½ cups chicken broth
1 cup freshly shredded Kowalski's Signature Parmesan Cheese (from the Specialty Cheese Department)
3 eggs, beaten
¼ cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley, plus more for garnish, if desired
1 tbsp. Kowalski's Pizza Seasoning
½ tsp. kosher salt
Directions
  1. Bake garlic bread according to pkg. directions; let cool completely.
  2. Cut bread into ½" cubes; set aside to dry out for several hrs. to overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°.
  4. In a large nonstick skillet, cook and crumble sausage over medium-high heat until well browned and cooked thoroughly (about 10 min.).
  5. Add butter, onion, celery and mushrooms; cook until tender (6-7 min.).
  6. Add garlic; cook until fragrant (30-60 sec.).
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine sausage-vegetable mixture with chopped bread, broth, cheese, eggs, parsley, pizza seasoning and salt; mix well.
  8. Spoon mixture into a 13x9" baking dish sprayed lightly with cooking spray; bake in preheated oven until stuffing is crispy on top and hot throughout (30-40 min.).
  9. Serve garnished with parsley, if desired.