Roasted Fennel, Sausage & Apple Bread Pudding

Roasted Fennel, Sausage & Apple Bread Pudding
Photo by Rita Maas


  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into ½-inch wedges
  • ½ lb. sweet Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 9 oz. peasant or sourdough bread, stale or oven-dried, cut into ¾-inch cubes (about 6 cups)
  • 4 Tbs. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • + 6 more ingredients
    • ¼ cup apple cider
    • 2 cups sour cream
    • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh sage
    • 1-¼ tsp. coarse salt
    • 8 cups thinly sliced fennel (about 4 medium bulbs)
    • 2 Tbs. butter (to use only if sausage yields no drippings) plus 2 tsp. for coating the baking dish

Heat the oven to 425°F. Toss the fennel with 3 Tbs. of the oil and season with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Line a baking sheet with kitchen parchment or foil. Spread the fennel mixture over the baking sheet. Bake until the fennel is soft and caramelized, turning once, about 30 to 35 min. R...

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