Southern Cornbread Dressing
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Southern Cornbread Dressing

This Southern cornbread dressing recipe is a classic that's a must-have for every Thanksgiving table. You'll never look at cornbread stuffing the same way again!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cornbread dressing, cornbread stuffing, southern cornbread dressing
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 289kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe honey cornbread or any 9" square cornbread that's homemade or store bought
  • 5 slices stale white bread cut into cubes
  • 10 tablespoons butter divided use
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup celery finely chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or turkey broth
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray
  • optional: sage leaves for garnish

Instructions

  • Prepare the honey cornbread according to post instructions.
  • Cool the cornbread and crumble. Place the cornbread in a large bowl with the bread cubes and toss to combine.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 9"x13" pan with cooking spray.
  • Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onion and celery and cook for 6-8 minutes or until softened. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste. Place the vegetables in the bowl with the cornbread mixture.
  • Melt the remaining 6 tablespoons of butter and pour into a large bowl. Add the chicken broth, eggs, salt and pepper to taste, and sage and whisk to combine.
  • Pour the butter mixture into the bowl with the cornbread mixture and stir to combine. 
  • Transfer the stuffing mixture to the prepared pan. Bake for 45 minutes or until dressing is browned and cooked through.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and garnish with sage leaves if desired. Serve.

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Notes

Adapted from the kitchn.

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 411mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 1.3mg