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Cornbread Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large, beaten
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Canned cream style corn 8 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried sage 1 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary/Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped to make 2 cups
  Butternut squash 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled and finely diced (1/2 Medium)
  Apple 1 , peeled, cored, and finely diced (Golden Delicious Or Granny Smith)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped celery 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large, lightly beaten
  Apple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth/Canned reduced sodium broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven hot to 400°F.

MAKING
2) Make the cornbread: In a large mixing bowl sift first five ingredients.
3) In another bowl add buttermilk, eggs, oil, corn, and dried herbs and whisk together.
4) Add buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.
5) In an 8-inch square baking pan spray with nonstick vegetable oil spray.
6) Pour the batter into it and bake the cornbread in oven for 20 minutes.
7) Place the cornbread to a rack and let it cool.
8) When cool, cut into cubes or coarsely crumble it.
9) Transfer it into a mixing bowl.
10) Make the stuffing: In a shallow roasting pan arrange onion, squash, and apple in one layer.
11) Toss with olive oil and roast in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
12) Add celery and roast the vegetables for further 5 minutes.
13) Transfer vegetables into a bowl and mix with cornbread, along with egg, apple juice, chicken broth, salt and pepper and stir gently.
14) Pour the mixture to a casserole dish sprayed with nonstick vegetable oil spray.
15) Cover tightly and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F.
16) Increase heat to 450°E and bake uncovered for 10 more till golden on top.

SERVING
17) Serve hot.

TIPS
To make the dish more hearty, add 1 pound crumbled, cooked, and drained lean turkey or chicken sausage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Corn
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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