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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).

Marge Perry
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2000

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Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe Summary

Yield:
12 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 7.6g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 5.7g; carbohydrates 39g; fiber 2.9g; cholesterol 41mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 524mg; calcium 113mg.
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