Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

This will make a THICK, heaped dressing. Feel free to use 2 baking dishes and FREEZE one! Just thaw in fridge over night and start at step 5 to bake.

 

Ingredients:

  • DOUBLE recipe of Old Fashioned Corn Bread with herb add-ins (Recipe follows), cooled
  • 1-2 cups preferred flavor stock/broth
  • 1 bag/2 cups frozen seasoning blend (or equivalent amount of onions, bell peppers, and celery), sautéed in light olive oil
  • 2 eggs, well beaten

Directions (put gloves on and use your hands… it’s SO much easier!):

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cut corn bread into large chunks and crumble lightly in a large bowl.
  3. Add in seasoning blend, eggs, and enough broth/stock to make a moist but not wet dressing. Mix well.
  4. Gently pat into a 13×9 baking dish, liberally coated with non-stick spray.
  5. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 350° for 30 minutes; then remove foil and bake until top is slightly crispy and browning.

Old Fashioned Corn Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Yellow Plain Corn Meal
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 tbsp suger
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 1/4 cups milk

Herb Add-ins for Corn Bread dressing (dry/ground):

  • ½-1 tsp sage
  • ½-1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • ½-1 tsp thyme
  • ½-1 tsp parsley flakes

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. Measure corn meal into mixing bowl with other dry ingredients.
  4. Beat together egg, oil and milk.
  5. Stir into dry ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
  6. Pour into prepared pan.
  7. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Cornbread Dressing

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  2. Reblogged this on a mom with a coffee cup and commented:

    Update to this recipe, faithful few.

    1. I now add the herb seasonings to the cornbread recipe, as well as the sauted seasoning blend, and bake it in.
    2. Then I cube and dry the bread with a towel over it overnight in the fridge..
    3. Then I start at step 3, minus seasoning blend.

    the herbs really permeate the bread and ithe flavor goes up 10,000x!!

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