Happy Thanksgiving!


We hope your holiday is full of fun, love, family and, of course, great food.

However, Thanksgiving can e a tricky time for families with eaters who have gluten intolerance or allergies. Many of this holiday’s most classic and beloved recipes (stuffing, mashed potatoes, casseroles) are loaded with gluten. These recipes are virtually impossible to enjoy during this time of year.

Until now! This holiday season, try preparing this hearty and delicious white bean stuffing recipe that is 100% gluten-free!

In this recipe, bread goes out the window. Instead, we use delicious Randall Beans great northern beans to give this gluten-free stuffing some body. Then, we pair it with other delicious ingredients like sage, apples, chestnuts, carrots, celery, onions and sausage that all come together for an explosive flavor that will have you feeling (and tasting) all the wonder of the Thanksgiving season.

This recipe calls for very simple ingredients, can be prepared quickly and pairs great with all of the other Thanksgiving classics. Once you pull this dish out of the oven, catch a glimpse of this gluten-free stuffing and it’s golden-brown, bubbly goodness and get a whiff – you will never even miss the bread.


Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Great Northern Bean Stuffing

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Great Northern Bean Stuffing


  • 16 oz. ground sausage
  • 2 cups Vidallia onion, coarsly chopped
  • 1/4 cup garlic, minced
  • 2 cups fennel bulb, quartered, cored, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup Granny Smith apple, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chestnuts, roasted, shelled and chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. ground dry sage
  • 3 Tbsp. marjarom
  • 2 Tbsp. fennel seeds
  • 3/4 cup fresh sarsley, chopped
  • 4 1/2 cups of Randall Great Northern Beans, slightly drained – reserve 1 cup
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper, less if you don’t like spicy food
  • 2 cups turkey broth
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 stick butter, chilled and cut into tablespoon size
  • 1 tsp. baking powder


  1. Cook the sausage. In a heavy skillet, break up the ground sausage and cook until brown. Remove cooked sausage from pan and place in a bowl.
  2. Saute chopped vegetables and apple until soft. Add garlic, chestnuts, marjoram, sage, fennel seeds and cooked sausage Partially drain Randall Beans. Reserve 1 cup of beans and add the rest to stuffing. Blend stuffing with a spoon.
  3. In a food processor, add the reserved cup of beans, corn meal, stock, egg and baking soda and butter. Pulse mixture until butter is pea sized.
  4. Combine all ingredients and place stuffing in a preheated 350 degree oven. Bake for one hour, or until top is golden brown and stuffing is bubbly.
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Randall Beans are the perfect addition to your dinner table at Thanksgiving and any other occasion. Beans are the perfect addition to any dish because of their delicious flavor and versatility.

You can make this delicious dish with either our traditional Randall Great Northern Beans or Our Organic Great Northern Beans.