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Cornbread recipes

7 Recipes

Make your own cornbread using polenta or cornmeal. This dense American-style bread makes a delicious side with soups and stews or can be used for stuffing.

Cornbread wedges


(31 ratings)

A great accompaniment for spicy stews and chillies, or just with a salad for lunch
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cornbread muffins


(22 ratings)

These savoury snacks are brilliant for picnics and lunchboxes - plus they can be frozen ahead
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quick chilli cornbread


(34 ratings)

This spicy, dense bread is an ideal accompaniment for soup or chowder - it's ready in less than an hour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bacon & pecan stuffing cornbread


(0 ratings)

Try our festive take on American cornbread, with bacon, pecans, apricots and cranberries to pack in the flavour. A great Christmas side dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Polenta-crusted chicken with cornbread


(4 ratings)

Soak chicken thighs and drumsticks in buttermilk, then coat in paprika and cayenne batter and fry. Serve with homemade southern-style bread
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
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