If you are looking for a new dressing to serve with your Thanksgiving feast, this one is a delicious choice! It has many of the traditional flavors we associate with dressing with the savory flavor of sausage and a satisfying crunch from pecans. It's sure to be a hit.
SAUSAGE AND CORNBREAD DRESSING
- 12 ounces sausage
- 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/2 cup butter
- 5 cups dry white bread crumbs
- 4 1/2 cups crumbled cornbread
- 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
- 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
Brown sausage and drain well. Set aside. Add butter, onion, pepper and celery to the same skillet used for browning the sausage. Cook until tender. Add to cooked sausage. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place bread cubes and cornbread crumbs in a large bowl and combine. Mix in sausage and onion mixtures, seasonings, and pecans/ Drizzle with chicken broth, tossing to combine. Pour mixture into a 2 quart casserole dish and cover. Bake 35-45 minutes, until heated through.