serving cornbread stuffing for the holidays
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5 from 2 votes

Cornbread Stuffing

The only cornbread stuffing that should be served during the holidays. Homemade with fresh vegetables, pecans, hard-boiled eggs and seasoned with sage, this traditional stuffing is perfect to serve alongside a juicy turkey for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Holiday, Homemade Stuffing, Stuffing, Thanksgiving, Turkey Stuffing
Category: Casseroles
Cooking Method: Bake
Difficulty: Not Too Tricky
Development Status: Finished
Servings: 12
Calories: 337kcal
Author: Valerie Cooper


  • 10 cups homemade cornbread crumbled, my skillet cornbread recipe yields the perfect amount
  • 1 cup green bell pepper(s) finely chopped
  • 1 cup green onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup celery finely chopped
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 5 eggs hard-boiled and chopped
  • 2 tbsps sage or to taste
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 1 stick unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cups turkey stock may replace with chicken stock


  • Preheat an oven to 375°.
  • Add 10 cups of crumbled homemade cornbread to a large prep bowl. My skillet cornbread recipe yields just the right amount of cornbread for this recipe.
  • Add the chopped green pepper, green onion, celery, pecans and eggs to the bowl and fold into the crumbled cornbread.
  • Add the sage and salt to the cornbread stuffing mix and fold in. Taste and add more sage and salt as necessary.
  • Add the melted butter and stock, tossing the stuffing mixture as the liquids are being added to ensure even coverage.
  • Transfer to a 9 x 13 baking dish and bake on the middle rack for 25 minutes or until the top layer of the stuffing begins to get brown and crusty. For a dryer more crusty stuffing, see the notes below.


Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 226mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 11.9mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1.8mg