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Cornbread and Bacon Stuffing

Cornbread and Bacon Stuffing


Description

This warm, fluffy stuffing has the perfect combination of sweet cornbread, crispy bacon and savory herbs. Perfect for Thanksgiving!


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 skillet’s worth cornbread, cut into small cubes
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread, cut into small cubes
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 leek stalk, chopped (can substitute 1/2 a small onion)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 tablespoon sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Spread cornbread and whole wheat bread on each baking sheet and bake until dry and golden, about 12-15 minutes. Transfer to large mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. In your preferred method, cook bacon until crispy. If cooked in a pan or skillet, do not drain bacon fat. If baked in the oven, reserve bacon fat and pour into medium sized skillet.
  4. Add leeks and garlic and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stir in celery and cook another 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and transfer mixture to the bowl of bread.
  6. Add sage, egg, broth and parsley and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with non-stick spray. Transfer mixture evenly to dish.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes until top is golden brown.
  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Bake

Keywords: cornbread stuffing, cornbread and bacon stuffing, thanksgiving stuffing, thanksgiving dressing, cornbread dressing

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