Corn Bread, Cherry, and Bacon Stuffing

Becky Luigart-Stayner

You can make the corn bread croutons a day ahead (place them in an air-tight container) or up to a week in advance (keep them in the freezer).

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 248
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 7.6g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 5.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 524mg
  • Calcium: 113mg

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 (8 1/2-ounce) packages corn muffin mix
  • Cooking spray
  • 6 bacon slices
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cups diced carrot
  • 2 cups diced celery
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1 (16-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Combine milk and eggs in a bowl; stir well with a whisk. Stir in muffin mix; let stand 2 minutes. Pour corn bread mixture in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Place cubes on a baking sheet; bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings in pan. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add onion, carrot, and celery to pan; sauté 5 minutes over medium-high heat. Stir in cherries and broth; cook 5 minutes.
  4. Combine corn bread cubes, bacon, onion mixture, parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; stirring until well-blended. Spoon corn bread mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring after 10 minutes.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Corn Bread, Cherry, and Bacon Stuffing Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy