The Edmond Sun

January 28, 2013

Rise and dine: Breakfast for any springtime celebration

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The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just want to make breakfast more special, gather friends and family around the table to make some new memories together. This recipe is full of flavor and, best of all, easy to make, so you have more time to spend enjoying a delicious meal with the people you love.

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Cornbread with Spicy Sausage and Red Peppers

Servings: 8

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Bake Time: 20 minutes


1 12-ounce package Johnsonville Hot & Spicy or Original Recipe Breakfast Sausage

1 cup yellow cornmeal

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1/4 cup butter, melted

3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Remove sausage links from casings. (Slice casing with knife and peel to remove.)

In skillet, cook and crumble sausage until no longer pink; drain and set aside.

In bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

In another bowl, combine eggs, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.

Fold in sausage, red bell pepper and cheese.

Pour into a greased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

SOURCE: Johnsonville.