Cornbread Stuffing with Sweet Onion Recipe

Cornbread stuffing with sweet onion is a flavorful side dish that will delight your family and friends.

It is a slight change to a traditional recipe that is easy to make and so delicious!  Use it as a great stuffing alongside of your poultry dishes.  When it is time to start thinking about your holiday turkey, consider using this cornbread stuffing recipe for a change of pace.  Some folks like tradition, so do not replace your standard stuffing, but try making more than one stuffing variation. It is a good way to make the traditionalists happy and introduce something new.

 

Cornbread Stuffing

 

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Cornbread Stuffing with Sweet Onion Recipe:

Cornbread Stuffing with Sweet Onion Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: serves many

Ingredients:

1/2 cup chicken broth or stock*
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup finely-diced red onion
1/2 cup finely-diced celery
2 cups Cornbread Croutons (either store bought or homemade - see Cornbread Croutons below)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage leaves
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

* Learn how to make this easy homemade Chicken Stock - Basic Chicken Stock.

 

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Lightly butter a large casserole dish.

In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the chicken broth until hot.  Reduce heat to low to keep the broth hot until ready to use.

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, melt the butter.  Add onion and celery and saute until tender.  Pour the hot chicken broth into the vegetable mixture in the frying pan and stir to combine.

In a large bowl, combine the prepared Cornbread Croutons (see recipe below), sage, and parsley.  Gently mix in the prepared vegetable mixture to the crouton mixture.  Place this cornbread mixture in the prepared casserole dish.

Bake approximately 20 to 25 minutes or until the stuffing is golden brown.

Makes 2 servings.

 

cornbread croutonsCornbread Crouton:

If, by any chance, you some some cornbread left over - how about using it to make Cornbread Croutons?  Making Cornbread Crouton is very easy-to-do and so good!  I can think of no better way to use leftover cornbread than as croutons to top off your next dinner.  You could use these croutons on your salads, chili, stews, and soups.  Also, wouldn't these Cornbread Croutons make a wonderful turkey stuffing/dressing? Yum!


Ingredients:

Leftover cornbread
Melted butter, oil, or non-stick cooking spray
Coarse salt and freshly-ground black pepper to taste

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Chop the leftover cornbread into approximately 3/4-inch cubes.  Spread cubes on a rimmed baking sheet.

Drizzle with either melted butter or oil, or do as I did and spray with some non-stick cooking spray (such as Pam).  Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and toss gently.  NOTE:  You could also add some fresh or dried herbs of your choice.

Toast in the oven for approximately 8 to 10 minutes, shaking the pan every 2 minutes until they get crusty, golden brown, and turn into croutons.

Remove from oven.  Let the croutons cool completely before storing in an airtight container until ready to use.
 

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