Pecan, Squash & Sausage Stuffing

This delicious, savory classic dish is sure to be a showstopper on your holiday table. The perfect accompaniment to a turkey or ham and all the favorite fixins!

Pecan, Squash & Sausage Stuffing


  • 1½ cups pecan halves, toasted 
  • 1 pound Italian sausage 
  • 1 tbsp Pecan oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 oz herb seasoned cubed stuffing 
  • 2 to 3 cups chopped, and oven roasted squash of your choice 
  • 3 tbsp melted butter 
  • 2 cups chicken broth 
  • 1 to 2 tsp salt 
  • ½ tsp black pepper 


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit 
  2. Have ready one buttered 9X13 inch casserole dish or baking pan 
  3. In a large skillet, brown Italian sausage, breaking it into crumbles. Drain on paper towel
  4. In the same pan, add Pecan oil and heat over medium heat. Sauté onions, celery and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes or until soft.
  5. In a large bowl, stir together cooked sausage, sauteed onion mixture, stuffing cubes, roasted squash, toasted pecans and fresh herbs
  6. Add the melted butter and broth, and stir to combine 
  7. Season with salt and pepper and stir 
  8. Transfer stuffing to prepared baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes