Cornbread dressing

I have a confession to make.  I do NOT like stuffing.  I have tried, but I just haven’t found a recipe that excites my taste buds.  I do on the other hand LOVE cornbread dressing.

As long as it is my grandmothers recipe.  🙂  It is so good, we can’t have it only one a year.  We make this at least once a month.

So Here is what you need:

4 Boxes of Jiffy Cornbread, prepared  (I have tried other brands….don’t do it.  Jiffy is the BEST!)

2 eggs

2 sticks of butter

2 onions chopped

4 stalks of celery chopped

2-3 cups chicken broth

1/2 tsp sage

salt and pepper to taste

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When I make the cornbread, I just do it in pie pans.  Dump it in a large bowl and crumble it up.  Set aside.

20131106-193712.jpgSautee your butter, onion, and celery until the vegetables are soft.

 

20131106-193750.jpgDump your vegetables, eggs, sage, salt and pepper into the bowl of corn bread and mix well.  Pour about half of your chicken broth into the mixture.

20131106-193805.jpgPress your mixture into the bottom of a greased pan.  (I only made half of the recipe here, yours will need to be in a 9X13 pan.)

20131106-193823.jpgPour the remaining chicken broth over the top.  Use a knife and poke holes in it to make sure that the broth gets all the way to the bottom.

20131106-193923.jpgYou want the broth to puddle on the top.  Yes, I know this looks gross.  I promise you it is not.  All this yummy broth will soak into the dressing when you cook it.  You will be left with an incredibly moist dish in the end!

20131106-193940.jpgBake on 350 for about 30 minutes.  The edges will begin to brown.

YUM!

 

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