Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing

An easy recipe for cornbread and sausage stuffing, featuring a variety of textures and flavors, from sweet to savory and everything in between. It’s a must make stuffing for cornbread fans.

Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

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Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

I’m totally one of those people that loves basic stuffing. I look forward to the stuffing. Don’t mess with my stuffing, k? But I promise, if you love cornbread (and of course sausage), this stuffing is for you! It’s got a little bit of everything – cornbread, sausage, spices and veggies… and sweet cranberries. They pair perfectly together. Not only will this dish bring fun flavors to your Thanksgiving table, it brings color with it!

If you bake up a batch of cornbread muffins, you’ll already have cornbread ready to go for this stuffing! Nothing beats a truly homemade Thanksgiving, especially when it’s easy (and definitely flavorful). Have fun this Thanksgiving and try something new, like this cornbread and sausage stuffing!

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Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

Yield: Serves 6-8

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Cook Time: 20-30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing

This easy homemade stuffing is sweet, savory and packed with flavors. A must make dish for Thanksgiving.

Ingredients:

5-6C cornbread (or 9 muffins)
1/2lb Italian sausage
1C celery, chopped
3/4C yellow onion, chopped
1/2C dried cranberries
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1C chicken or vegetable broth

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Break up cornbread into chunks. Create a single layer of cornbread on a large baking sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until nearly crisp.

In a medium skillet over medium heat, cook sausage, breaking up into small pieces while cooking. Transfer sausage to a large bowl.

In same medium skillet, cook onion and celery with seasonings until vegetables are tender and nearly translucent. Combine with sausage. Add dried cranberries and cornbread, toss to disperse ingredients. Pour broth over mixture, toss again to combine well.

Transfer mixture to a 2-quart baking dish.

Bake for 20-30 minutes or until heated through and top is crisp. Serve immediately.

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16 Responses to “Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing”

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    Tieghan — November 8, 2013 at 8:39 am

    YES!! Now this is stuffing that I can stuff down on Thanksgiving. YUM!

    • Rachel — November 8th, 2013 @ 8:32 pm

      Haha, sounds like you need to make some! :) Thanks Tieghan!

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    greedy girl — November 8, 2013 at 11:36 am

    this look incredibly delicious

    • Rachel — November 8th, 2013 @ 8:32 pm

      Thanks so much!

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    Laura @ Lauras Baking Talent — November 8, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    I am totally going to see catching fire in the theater. Love! I’ve watched marathons of House of Cards on Netfilx and Pretty LIttle Liars. I’m sure the more but can’t think of them now :)

    • Rachel — November 8th, 2013 @ 8:33 pm

      I tried watching pretty little liars once but couldn’t get into it. Maybe I need to try again.

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    Julie @ Table for Two — November 8, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    my favorite kind of stuffing, ever!!! hmmmm idk if i’m going to see catching fire in the theater or wait for dvd…it’s so tempting to see in theaters though with someone ;)

    • Rachel — November 8th, 2013 @ 8:33 pm

      So tempting lol

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    Gaby — November 8, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    This is my kind of stuffing. So hearty and I love that you added cranberries!

    • Rachel — November 9th, 2013 @ 7:10 am

      I couldn’t resist adding those in :)

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    Meghan — November 9, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    I’m usually a basic kind of stuffing gal too, but between the sausage & cranberries, I need to make this! Looks so good!!

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    Tracey — November 10, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    Cornbread stuffing is the best!! We don’t usually have it at Thanksgiving at my house so I always make it in the weeks before to enjoy with Shane :)

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — November 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Love that you used cornbread!

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    Nutmeg Nanny — November 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    Wow, this might be my new favorite stuffing recipe :) yum!!

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    Ann — November 20, 2013 at 9:55 am

    Never made cornbread stuffing, but looks delicious and easy – will make for Thanksgiving dinner!

    • Rachel — November 20th, 2013 @ 10:31 am

      I hope you enjoy it! :)

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