Sausage-Cornbread Stuffing Recipe is a Southern favorite and a tradition for Thanksgiving and Christmas family dinners. Can used as a dressing or a stuffing.

Sausage-Cornbread Stuffing Recipe


1 c. coarse yellow cornmeal

1/2 c. flour

3 Tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

3/4 c. buttermilk

1/4 c. vegetable oil

4 large eggs, divided

1 large onion, finely diced

3 stalks celery with green leaves, finely diced (abt. 1 1/2 cups)

1 med. red pepper, cored, seeded & diced (abt. 1 cup)

1/3 c. chopped fresh sage

1/2 c. chopped fresh parsley

8 Tbsp. unsalted butter, divided

3 tbsp. minced garlic (abt. 3 cloves)

3 1/2 c. stemmed, diced shitake mushrooms (1/2 lb.)

3 1/2 c. diced turkey sausage

Salt and pepper to taste

1 c. whole milk

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Heat the oven to 375

Combine the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl and toss with a fork to blend. Combine the buttermilk, oli and  of the eggs. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly mixed but still lumpy. Oil a 9-inch square baking dish and heat in the oven for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour the batter into the pan and bake 20 to 25 mins until browned and firm. Cool completely before proceeding.

Cut the cornbread into 1-inch cubes and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the onion, celery, red pepper, sage and parsley

Melt 6 tbsp. butter in a large saute pan over medium heat. add the garlic and saute until softened, abt 2 to 3 mins. then add the shitakes. Cook until soft but not browned, abt 10 mins. Transfer the garlic-mushroom mixture to the bowl with the cornbread

Melt the remaining butter in the saute pan and brown the sausage. add it to the cornbread mixture. Toss intil the ingredients are well blended, then season lavishly with salt & pepper to taste. Cool completely

Fill the neck and body cavities of the turkey with the stuffing

Beat the remaining eggs with the milk and mix with the remaining stuffing. Transfer the pudding mixture to a shallow nonstick baking dish and bake at 350 until set, abt 30 mins. 



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