Smoked Cajun Andouille Cornbread Dressing

Smoked Cajun Andouille Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

Serves 8

The dish can be made through step 5 one day ahead and refrigerated.  Remove from fridge one hour before baking, and then proceed with step 6.


1 pound (4 cups) cornbread, crumbled (see recipe at bottom of post)

3 Tablespoons unsalted butter (plus additional for greasing baking dish)

1 cup chopped onion

½ cup chopped celery

½ cup diced green bell pepper

3 cloves garlic, chopped

½-1 teaspoon salt* (optional; see note)

1 Tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried thyme)

1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

½ teaspoon black pepper

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 pound Uli’s Smoked Cajun Style Andouille Sausage, cut into ½ inch cubes

1 cup chicken broth

2 large eggs, beaten

*If using purchased chicken broth, you may not need to add salt.



1.     Place crumbled cornbread into a large bowl. 

2.     Chop sausages into half-inch cubes (or to desired size). This recipe uses Uli's Famous Sausage Smoked Cajun Andouille which comes fully cooked and does not require additional cooking prior to baking. If you're using raw sausage links, pan fry, bake, smoke or grill them prior to chopping.


3.     Melt butter in a skillet and add chopped onion.  Sauté a couple of minutes, then add celery, bell pepper and garlic and continue to sauté for another few minutes until softened. 


4.     Place in bowl with the cornbread. Add the remaining ingredients except the eggs and taste for seasoning, adjusting if necessary. 


5.     Add the eggs and chicken broth. Stir to mix thoroughly. 


6.     Pour into a buttered baking dish (a 12-inch cast iron skillet, earthenware dish, or a 9x13 inch baking pan). 


7.     Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour.


8. Enjoy!


Cornbread Recipe

This recipe makes approximately 3 pounds of cornbread.  Since you only need 1 pound for the Dressing recipe, you can either eat the rest as is after baking or freeze it for another time.


2 ½ cups (13 ounces, 367 grams) coarse ground cornmeal

1 cup (5 ounces, 142 grams) all purpose flour

¼ cup (2 ounces, 56 grams) granulated sugar

3 Tablespoons (1 ½ ounces, 44 grams) baking powder

2 teaspoons (1/2 ounce, 14 grams) sea salt

4 large eggs, well beaten

2 ½ cups whole milk

½ cup (4 ounces, 110 grams) bacon fat, lard or unsalted butter


1.  Preheat oven to 400’F.  Place a 12-inch cast iron skillet into oven for about 15 minutes.

2.  Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.  Combine eggs and milk in a separate bowl. 

3.  Remove skillet from oven and add the bacon fat (or lard or butter).  Return to oven until fat is melted. 

4.  Pour egg-milk mixture into dry ingredients and stir until just combined.  Pour into hot skillet and bake for 30 minutes.

PRESS RELEASE - Uli's Famous Sausage Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

PRESS RELEASE - Uli's Famous Sausage Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence


SEATTLE, WA/USA – 26, September, 2016 Uli’s Famous Sausage is proud to announce today that it received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. 

"With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honors hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travelers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

Uli’s Famous Sausage
1511 Pike Place, Seattle WA 98101
(206) 838-1712

About TripAdvisor

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New Products in the Pipeline

Howdy Sausage Lovers,

We're a bit behind on posting about the awesome food events we've participated in nonstop all Winter and Spring but, for now, here's some juicy, meaty news for you.

Recently, Uli splurged on a fantastic new smoker and we're in full experimentation mode. Some exciting new products are in the works.

Our Brand Spanking New Maurer-Atmos Behemoth

We've been smoking our cajun andouille, bacon sausage, cheese krainers, bacon, and even whole chickens (because why not?!). We're also making all sorts of cured goods such as beer bites and beef jerky.

Double Smoked Bacon Sausage

Smoked Bacon

Beer Bites (Top to Bottom): Cured South African Boerewors, Cured Spanish Chorizo, and Cured Traditional Beer Bites

Whole Smoked Chickens

We'll keep you posted on when and where these new products are available once they're released into the wild!

Finally, check back very soon for an exciting announcement. That's all we can say for now.

Happy grilling!