Southern Cornbread Dressing

Recipe by Douglas Poe
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Cornbread
  • 1
    cup self-rising cornmeal
  • 34
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Dressing
  • cornbread, crumbled
  • 8
    tablespoons butter 1 sticks
  • 2
    cups celery, chopped
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 4
    cups chicken stock
  • 10 12
    ounces cream of chicken soup
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon black pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon sage (optional)
  • 1
    tablespoon poultry seasoning (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Directions for cornbread:
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour batter into a greased shallow baking dish.
  • Bake for approximately 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Directions for Dressing:
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the celery and onion and cook until transparent, approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Pour the vegetable mixture over cornbread mixture.
  • Add half the stock, mix well, taste, and add salt, pepper to taste, sage, and poultry seasoning. Add more stock to reach the consistencytency you want.
  • Pour mixture into a greased baking dish and bake until dressing is cooked through, about 45 minutes. .
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