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Saturday Chefs - Cornbread Stuffing

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Spice up your holiday turkey with this Southern-style stuffing with the zing of the hot/sweet pepper.
Ingredients
  Cornbread 1 Pound, cut into 1/2- inch cubes
  Smoked bacon 1⁄2 Pound, diced
  Yellow onion 2 , thinly sliced
  Celery rib 4 , chopped
  Hot pepper 1 , finely chopped (Windset Farms Gusto Hot Pepper)
  Sweet red bell pepper 2 , diced (Windset Farms Maestro)
  Fresh sage 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Italian parsely 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F.

MAKING
2. On a baking sheet, place cornbread and pop it in oven for 20 minutes to dry out.
3. Place a large skillet over medium high heat and saute bacon for 8-10 minutes or until nicely browned.
4. Remove bacon and in the remaining bacon fat, saute celery and onions for 5-8 minutes or until softened.
5. Add red pepper and sweet pepper. Saute for another 2 minutes. Add herbs, stir well and remove from heat.
6. In a large mixing bowl, toss cornbread with vegetable mixture and bacon. Season with salt and pepper. Pour chicken stock and mix well to moisten.
7. In a 2-quart baking dish, melt butter and transfer the cornbread mixture into it.
8. Pop it in a 400 degree F oven and bake, uncovered for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

SERVING
9. Serve hot and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Southern
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
8
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