Cornbread Stuffing with Caramelized Onions and Pecans
Impress holiday guests with this deceptively simple version of the Cornbread recipe.
- cornbread, cubed
- 1 cup (100 g) pecans
- ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil
- 4 onions, peeled and quartered
- 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 2 cups (480 ml) water
- Heat the oven to 350°F (180°F).
- Pour onion mixture over bread cubes in a bowl and stir together until liquid is absorbed. Stir in the chopped pecans and season with salt and pepper.
- Coat a 13-inch x 9-inch (33 cm x 23 cm) baking dish with cooking spray. Spread stuffing in prepared baking dish and bake for 35 minutes or until crisp and brown on top.
- Place pecans into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
- Select Variable 5.
- Turn machine on and off quickly to pulse 6 to 8 times. Remove and set aside.
- Place onions into the Vitamix container and fill with enough water so that the onions float above the blades.
- Turn machine on and off quickly to pulse 3 or 4 times, or until desired consistency is reached.
- Drain well and pat onions dry with paper towels to remove all liquid.
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and thyme, season with salt, if desired, and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 30 minutes, or until deep brown, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in 2 cups (480 ml) of water and increase heat to medium.
- 2 cups (200 g) popcorn kernels
- 1 cup (120 g) whole wheat flour
- 1 Tablespoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup (55 g) plain Greek yogurt
- 1 cup (240 ml) rice milk
- 1 large egg
- Heat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Spray a 8-inch (20-cm) square pan with cooking spray.
- Pour into dry mixture and mix by hand until flour is moistened. Spread batter into prepared baking pan.
- Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- Place popcorn kernels into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
- Select Variable 1.
- Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
- Blend for 50 seconds. Measure out 165 g (1 1/4 cups) and place into a medium-size mixing bowl. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix lightly by hand and set aside. Place left over corn meal into a sealed container and store in a cool, dry place.
- Place yoghurt, milk, honey, and egg into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
- Select Variable 1.
- Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10.
- Blend for 15 seconds.
Add ½ cup/ 65 g of dried cranberries or dried cherries to add a little sweetness.
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