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Savory Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage & Sage

Savory Cornbread Stuffing
This delicious pairing of savory sausage and sweet cornbread perfectly complements your holiday turkey, ham, or even everyday roast chicken. It would make a delicious addition to a brunch buffet as well.


Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Yield: 10-12 servings


  • 1 lb roll frozen bulk breakfast sausage
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3 TB minced fresh sage
  • 12 cups cubed cornbread (equivalent to 8 large corn muffins)
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a large baking pan or gratin.
  2. Cook sausage over medium-high heat in a large non-stick skillet, stirring often to break into small pieces, until beginning to brown.
  3. Remove sausage to a large bowl.
  4. Add onion and celery to skillet and cook for 10 minutes or until softened.
  5. Add cooked onion, celery, sage, cornbread cubes, and walnuts to sausage.
  6. Combine eggs, chicken broth, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  7. Pour over stuffing mixture and toss well to coat.
  8. Transfer stuffing mixture to prepared pan and bake for 50-60 minutes uncovered, or until top is beginning to brown and center is heated through.

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