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Cornbread and Andouille Dressing

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(NC) - Spice up traditional turkey entrees with this unique Southern-inspired dressing. Sweet onion, green pepper, celery and jalapeno peppers bring the flavours of the South to your very own Thanksgiving table.


    Cornbread and Andouille Dressing
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil 45 mL
  • 1 lb andouille sausage*, diced 500 g
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped Southern U.S. sweet onion 375 mL
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced Southern U.S. celery 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup diced Southern U.S. green pepper 125 mL
  • 4 tbsp minced, seeded Southern U.S. jalapeno pepper 60 mL
  • 8 cups crumbled cornbread 2 L
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock or water 125 mL
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add sausage and cook, stirring, until sausage is crisp, approximately 5 minutes. Add onion, celery, green pepper and jalapeno. Cook, stirring until tender, approximately 5 minutes. Add cornbread and stir to combine. Add stock or water by the tablespoonful until mixture is well-moistened but not soggy. Cook, stirring, for 3 more minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

  • * If Andouille is not available at your grocery store, chorizo can be substituted.

Source: Developed by Chef Jacques Leonardi for

Serving Size: Makes 16 Cups

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