Southern Sage Dressing With Giblet Gravy
- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- 1 cup finely chopped celery
- 3⁄4 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 cup water
- 6 cups cornbread, crumbs
- 4 cups soft breadcrumbs
- 1⁄2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine, softened
- 1⁄4 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
- 4 eggs, beaten
- 2 1⁄4 cups chicken or 2 1/4 cups turkey broth
- giblet gravy
- 1⁄4 cup pan drippings from turkey or 1/4 cup chicken
- 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 1⁄2 cups turkey or 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1⁄2 cup milk
- 1⁄4 cup turkey giblets, cooked and chopped
- 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
- Cook celery and onion in water over low heat until tender; drain.
- Combine cooked vegetables, cornbread crumbs, bread crumbs, butter, sage, salt and pepper in large bowl; mix well.
- Add eggs and broth, stirring until well blended.
- Spoon dressing into a lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish.
- Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
- While dressing is baking, heat pan drippings in a large skillet over low heat.
- Add flour, stirring until smooth.
- Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
- Gradually add broth and milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly.
- Add giblets, eggs, salt, and pepper, stirring well.
- When dressing is done, cut into squares, and serve with giblet gravy on top.
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