There are so many good stuffings/dressings for your turkey it can be hard to choose! After tasting this delicious southern cornbread dressing recipe, I knew I found my favorite. Even my five year old son liked this cornbread dressing, so it is kid approved.
Southern Cornbread Dressing
My grandmother was from Louisiana and she always liked a cornbread dressing so I share this recipe with you in her honor. You are sure to enjoy it as the savory flavors of thyme and garlic go great with the corn and turkey flavors. You can cook this southern cornbread dressing recipe up ahead of time or anytime because you don’t have to cook it in the bird. In fact, the turkey cooks most evenly if you don’t stuff it full of dressing (instead I throw some herbs and citrus in the cavity while it bakes.)
Cornbread Dressing Ingredients-
6 cups crumbled cornbread
3 cups bread crumbs
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon corn oil
2 cups copped onion
2 cups finely chopped celery
1 1/2 teaspoons Thyme
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
2 1/2 cups chicken or turkey broth
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
3 eggs lightly beaten
How To Make Corn Bread Dressing For Thanksgiving:
Preheat oven to 350.
Cook onion, celery, and garlic in a frying pan with butter and oil until soft.
Stir in minced herbs.
Place cornbread crumbles, bread crumbs and vegetables into a mixing bowl.
In a separate bowl, mix 2 cups of stock and eggs together before combining with the cornbread mixture.
Add one more cup of stock if needed.
Pour into greased baking dish and cover with foil.
Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Serve it up with your turkey or chicken and enjoy!
Printable Cornbread Dressing Recipe
This southern cornbread dressing recipe is so good! I got the recipe from a cooking class by Chef Richard Jones at the Green Door Gourmet , an agritourism destination with farm event spaces, here in Nashville. You are sure to love this southern classic cornbread dressing.
Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving! What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving side dishes?