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Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

20 Minutes


6 Servings



About the Recipe

Indulge your taste buds with this hearty and flavorful Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing, a twist on the classic side dish that elevates any festive meal. Combining the robust spiciness of Don Felipe Chorizo Verde with the comforting texture of cornbread, this stuffing is a mouthwatering fusion of savory elements.


  • 1 lb Don Felipe Chorizo Verde

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 medium white onion, finely diced

  • 1 medium carrot, finely diced

  • 1 celery stalk, finely diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 cups cornbread, cut into small cubes

  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish

  • 1/2-1 1/2 cup chicken stock (Note: Adjust based on cornbread moisture)

  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco, for garnish


Step 1: Preheat the oven

  • Set the oven to 350°F to prepare for baking.

Step 2: Cook the Chorizo

  • In a skillet, cook Don Felipe Chorizo Verde according to package instructions. Set aside.

Step 3: Sauté Vegetables

  • Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in the skillet and sauté finely diced onion, carrot, and celery until golden brown (approximately 10 minutes). Add minced garlic.

Step 4: Combine Ingredients

  • Return cooked chorizo to the skillet. Add cubed cornbread and chopped cilantro, tossing gently.

Step 5: Moistening the Stuffing

  • Gradually add chicken stock (1/4 cup at a time) to achieve desired moisture. Stir well.

Step 6: Prepare Casserole Dish

  • Butter a 2-quart casserole dish and spread the stuffing evenly.

Step 7: Bake

  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned on top.

Step 8: Garnish and Serve

  • Garnish with cilantro and crumbled queso fresco before serving. Enjoy your Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing!

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