Southern Hen Dressing

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    cups crumbled cornbread
  • 2
    cups finely crumbled biscuits (1 can, baked and cooled)
  • 2 12
    cups finely chopped onions
  • 2 12
    cups finely chopped celery
  • 14
    cup oleo or 1/4 cup butter
  • 6
    eggs, beaten
  • 2
    cans cream of chicken soup
  • 4
    cups rich chicken broth (from boiling hen, more broth, for juicier texture)
  • 14
    lb crumbled saltine crackers
  • 4 -5
    lbs hen, cooked,boned,cut up
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    bunch green onion, sliced
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together crumbled corn bread, crackers and biscuits.
  • Heat 2 1/2 c.
  • broth to boiling point.
  • Pour into bread mixture.
  • This should be mixed until ingredients blend together.
  • Simmer onion and celery in oleo with remainder of broth until clear.
  • Mix together eggs and soup.
  • Add the onion-celery mix, egg mix, remaining broth.
  • Add seasonings and green onions.
  • The green onions add color.
  • Mix well.
  • Add additional broth until consistency you prefer for drier or juicier dressing.
  • Pour into a greased 9X13X2 baking dish.
  • Bake at 350 F.
  • until done- about 30-40 minutes.
  • Dressing should be lightly browned.
  • Serves 12 generously.
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