Classic Cornbread Stuffing Recipe

Patricia Stagich


  • 3 Tablespoons  butter
  • 1/2 Cup  finely chopped onions
  • 1/2 Cup  finely chopped celery
  • 6 Cups  chicken broth
  • 4 Cups  dried cornbread cubes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  dried sage
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  dried parsley
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  dried marjoram
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  dried rosemary
  • 2 Teaspoons  onion powder
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste

Sometimes a little is just enough, which is why we swap in cornbread for regular bread in our stuffing recipe when we're looking for just a taste of something different. It's subtle enough to let the classic flavors of stuffing shine through, yet still makes it just a little different. 


In a medium-sized sauce pan, melt the butter and sauté the onions and celery until soft, about 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and then add the dried seasonings. Add 4 cups of the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove from the heat and add the dried bread cubes. Give a good stir so that the chicken broth is evenly combined. If the stuffing is too dry, add the rest of the stock in ½-cup increments until wet. Place the wet stuffing into a 9-by-13-inch greased baking pan and bake for 30 minutes covered. Remove the cover and bake for 5 minutes more until golden brown.


Special thanks to Patricia Stagich of Comfy Cuisine for helping us test this recipe. 


Calories per serving:

349 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced Sugar Conscious, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 103g 159%
  • Carbs 376g 125%
  • Saturated 38g 189%
  • Fiber 3g 13%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 27g
  • Protein 87g 173%
  • Cholesterol 423mg 141%
  • Sodium 6,857mg 286%
  • Calcium 1,924mg 192%
  • Magnesium 261mg 65%
  • Potassium 2,886mg 82%
  • Iron 22mg 122%
  • Zinc 7mg 45%
  • Phosphorus 1,665mg 238%
  • Vitamin A 3,437IU 69%
  • Vitamin C 13mg 22%
  • Thiamin (B1) 3mg 172%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 3mg 195%
  • Niacin (B3) 39mg 197%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 91%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 667µg 167%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 19%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 8%
  • Vitamin K 35µg 44%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 31g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 27g
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