Recipes on November 17, 2009 by

Apple, Celery, Walnut Dressing

Use a basic cornbread mix or cornbread recipe to create a classic holiday dressing.

Use a basic cornbread mix or cornbread recipe to create a classic holiday dressing.

Got an extra package of cornbread mix in your cupboard just waiting to expire? If so, you’re in luck! This easy recipe uses a package of cornbread mix as a base for a delicious, homey dressing- perfect to take along to all those family gatherings coming up. It’s a great solution if you’re looking for something vegetarian to bring to a potluck and can even be adapted to be gluten free by using our Gluten Free Cornbread Mix or your favorite gluten free cornbread recipe. We suggest this recipe for GF Cornbread by Carol Fenster (author of 1000 Gluten Free Recipes) or this one for conventional Golden Cornbread. This dressing is delicious on its own, or used as a stuffing for turkey. Enjoy!

Apple, Celery, Walnut Dressing

  • 1 pkg (prepared & crumbled) Cornbread and Cornmeal Muffin Mix
  • 1 medium Apple (peeled, cored & chopped)
  • 2 Tb Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped Walnut Halves
  • 1/2 large Onion, peeled & chopped
  • 2 cups Vegetable Broth (or Chicken Broth)
  • 1/2 tsp rubbed Sage
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Basil
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
Prepare Bob’s Red Mill Corn Bread according to package recipe; cool.

In a heavy saucepan sauté onions and celery in olive oil until transparent. Mix corn bread, herbs, spices, apples, walnuts, onions and celery together. Add vegetable broth and salt to mixture. Mix together until well-blended. Bake in a buttered casserole dish for 45 minutes at 352°F. OR Stuff the dressing into the cavity of the turkey immediately. Place the remaining dressing around the bird. Bake with the turkey.

Serve with turkey and gravy (if desired).

Makes 18 servings.

Servings Size: 1 serving (125g)

Calories 230, Calories from Fat 80, Total Fat 9g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 480mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 6g and Protein 5g.

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