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Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing

This easy homemade stuffing is sweet, savory and packed with flavors. A must make dish for Thanksgiving.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 plus


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


  • 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.


Serves roughly 6-8.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel