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Homemade Cornbread Stuffing Recipe with Sweet Potatoes, Cranberries and Pecans

Homemade Cornbread Recipe for Thanksgiving

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup of chopped sweet onion
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1 tsp. of ground sage
  • 1 tsp. of onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. of parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp. of thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. of nutmeg
  • 1/2 t of pepper
  • 1 14 oz. bag of dried cornbread cubes – (6 cups of dry cube)

Extras

  • 1 large cooked sweet potatoes – cubed
  • 1/2 cup of fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup of chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Using a large pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the celery, and onion. Cook until tender – about 5-7 minutes
  3. Stir in the chicken broth, and seasonings
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, and toss
  5. You can stuff your turkey with some of the stuffing and cook the turkey according to recipe directions with stuffing
  6. Or- Place in a covered baking dish, and bake for the last 30 minutes your bird is cooking at about 325 degrees

Notes

  • An alternative is to put the stuffing to a slow cooker, and bake on low for 4 hours
  • Optional – You can add any extra that you see fit – like, mushrooms, nuts, goat cheese, raisins, etc…