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Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage and Collard Greens

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Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage and Collard Greens
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 16
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Add a little southern flavor to your holiday table with this delicious sausage- and greens-loaded stuffing.
Updated Sep 18, 2017

Ingredients

  • 2 lb homemade or purchased cornbread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (11 cups)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 lb bulk pork sausage
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • 1 red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 to 2 serrano chiles, seeded, finely chopped (1 to 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 bunch collard greens, ribs removed, coarsely chopped (6 cups)
  • 2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Grease or spray 2 cookie sheets. Place cubed cornbread on cookie sheets. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until dry and crispy. Cool completely on cookie sheet.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 6-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook sausage in butter 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. With slotted spoon, transfer sausage to large bowl; set aside. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and serrano chiles to Dutch oven. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender and lightly browned on edges.
  • 3
    Add greens; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until wilted. Add broth; heat to simmering. Cook 1 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, using spoon to release browned bits from bottom of pan. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. Add eggs, parsley and thyme to bowl with sausage. Stir in cornbread. Pour broth mixture over stuffing ingredients in bowl. Pour into baking dish. Cover with foil; bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until browned and crisp on top. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Like it hot? Use raw andouille sausage instead of the plain bulk sausage.
  • tip 2
    Can’t find collards? Use your favorite green, such as kale or chard.

Nutrition

300 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 8g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
10g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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