This is my Grandmother's recipe for Homemade Cornbread Dressing. She has won many hearts by sharing her dressing, but has never given out her recipe until now. I hope you enjoy this family classic as much as our family has for over 60 yrs.
Thank you for allowing me to share this recipe Mama Jean. I love you more than words can express. I owe you a huge bear hug!!!
|Celery stalks||2 , chop|
|Onions||2 , chop|
|Salt and pepper||To Taste|
|Seasoned stuffing||1 Packet (or 4 slices stale bread)|
|Butter||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Onion||3 Medium , chop|
|Celery stalk||1 , chop|
|Green onions||1 Bunch (100 gm) , chop|
|Green pepper||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chop|
|Jimmy dean sausage||1 Pound (mild)|
|Poultry seasoning||4 Teaspoon|
|Eggs||4 Large (2 scrambled for stuffing, 2 hard boiled for gravy)|
|Parsley flakes||2 Tablespoon|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chicken broth||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cold water||6 Ounce|
Cook a small chicken With, celery stalks, onions and salt /pepper.
Debone the chicken after cooled
Cook a pan of cornbread for the stuffing.
Saute' onions, celery, and green peppers in butter.
In a large bowl, add saute'd veggies, sausage and seasonings.
In same bowl add crumbled cornbread and bread stuffing.
Add scrambled eggs and ladle in broth adding broth until a
comfortable mixture is achieved, but not runny.
Add chopped chicken and Pecans. Mix well.
Bake @ 350F 35 mins or more depending on the size of your pan
or thickness of stuffing mixture.
For gravy: Place chicken broth into pan and heat on medium. Add cornstarch to 6 oz Cold Water. Add cornstarch mixture to gravy and bring to a boil. After gravy boils for 1 minute, lower to simmer. Add salt/pepper to taste. Add remaining chicken pieces to gravy.Slice hard boiled egg into coins and place slices into gravy.
Serving size Complete recipe
Calories 6855Calories from Fat 4383
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 495 g761.5%
Saturated Fat 160 g800%
Trans Fat 0 g
Sodium 5969 mg248.71%
Total Carbohydrates 174 g58%
Dietary Fiber 45 g180%
Sugars 55 g
Protein 434 g868%
Vitamin A % Vitamin C %
Calcium % Iron %
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet