Pumpkin Cornbread Stuffed Mushrooms are an appetizer recipe you can use with leftover stuffing

Pumpkin Cornbread Stuffed Mushrooms

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 20 1x

Pumpkin Cornbread Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer! They’re easy, you can make them ahead and they won’t fill up your guests too much for dinner!



  • (2) 10 oz. packages white mushrooms
  • 1/2 lb. Italian sausage, spicy or regular
  • 1 1/2 cups crumbled cornbread
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet, heat up the oil over medium heat and then add the onion, celery and garlic.
  3. Stir and cook for 5 minuets until the vegetables soften.
  4. Push the vegetables to one side of the pan and then add in the sausage to start breaking up and browning.
  5. Once the sausage is browned, stir it back together with the onions, celery and garlic.
  6. Add in the salt, sage, black pepper, chicken broth and the crumbled cornbread. Stir to combine.
  7. Fill the mushroom caps with a heaping tablespoon of the stuffing and set on a baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes and serve.

Recipe Notes

You can make these mushroom sup ahead of time and then bake right before you need them, just add 5 minutes to the baking time.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

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