Great for Thanksgiving and eight other months of the year—cornbread stuffing muffins baked in a muffin tin. How about passing that around at your holiday table? I found this recipe in an issue of Cooking Light magazine and had to give it a whirl.
- 4 ounces sweet Italian turkey sausage casings removed
- 3/4 cup onion diced
- 1/2 cup celery diced
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon fresh sage chopped
- 2 teaspoons fresh thyme chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 cup celery leaves chopped
- 2/3 cup chicken stock unsalted
- 3 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 eggs large, lightly beaten
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 6.5-ounce packages corn bread and muffin mix such as Betty Crocker
- cooking spray
- 1/3 cup pecans chopped
- Preheat oven to 400°.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage to pan; sauté 4 minutes, stirring to crumble. Add onion, celery, and butter to pan; sauté 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sage, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook 1 minute. Stir in celery leaves.
- Combine stock, oil, and eggs in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.
- Combine baking powder and corn bread mix in a medium bowl. Add stock mixture and onion mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Deborah Bax says
Hello, I have a recommendation. If you’ve already talked about this on the show, I apologize for missing that episode. Recently friends have returned to Connecticut after a few years in North Carolina. With them, they brought back – and shared with us – Ole Smokey Tennessee Salty Carmel Whiskey. Delicious – sweet, salty, with some heat on the back of the throat.
We could not find it so we purchased Crown Royal Salted Carmel. With the Crown Royal you know you are drinking whiskey. Anyway, now we’re having great fun with both and taste testing. Our favorite is still the Ole Smokey Tennessee – definitely a dessert drink……and I know what you’re thinking – how about on ice? Nope….does not work. Anyway, have fun.
Robyn Doyon-Aitken says
Thanks for the recommendation, Deborah (and whiskey-loving friends). Aren’t you lucky!