Chorizo-and-Dried Cherry Dressing

Southern Living

Makes 14 to 16 servings


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3/4 pound diced chorizo sausage
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup butter
3 cups diced celery
2 cups diced sweet onions
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh sage
3 cups soft, fresh breadcrumbs
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
7 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped dried cherries
1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper


Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Sauté sausage in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until browned; drain.

2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add celery and onions, and sauté 5 to 6 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in sage, and sauté 1 minute.

3. Stir together Cornbread Crumbles and breadcrumbs in a large bowl. Stir in eggs, next 3 ingredients, sausage, and celery mixture, stirring until blended. Divide cornbread mixture between 1 lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish and 1 lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish.

4. Bake at 400° for 45 to 55 minutes or until set and golden brown.

Created date

October 2011