Southern Cornbread Stuffing Recipe by Paula Deen

7 ratings
Moderate Level
100 MIN 10 Prep + 90 Cook
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7 ratings
Moderate Level
100 MIN 10 Prep + 90 Cook

Southern Cornbread Stuffing Recipe by Paula Deen

7 ratings
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7 ratings
Moderate Level
100 MIN 10 Prep + 90 Cook
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Ingredients

  • 7 slices oven-dried white bread
  • 1 sleeve crackers
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 7 cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sage, optional
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning, optional
  • 7 eggs, beaten, 2 for cornbread 5 for dressing
  • 1 cup self-rising cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

 

In a large bowl, combine crumbled cornbread (recipe follows), dried white bread slices and crackers; set aside.

 

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the celery and onion and cook until transparent, approximately 5 to 10 minutes. Pour the vegetable mixture over cornbread mixture. Add the stock, mix well, taste, and add salt, pepper to taste, sage and poultry seasoning. Add 5 beaten eggs and mix well. Pour mixture into a greased pan and bake until dressing is cooked through, about 45 to 60 minutes.

 

Cornbread:

Preheat oven to 350°.

 

Combine cornmeal, flour, buttermilk, 2 eggs and oil and mix well. Pour batter into a greased shallow baking dish. Bake for approximately 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

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7 Reviews

Cindy
Cindy 11/8/2016
11/8/2016
This is my go-to

This is my go-to Thanksgiving recipe along with her giblet gravy. I've made this every year since 2007. The first year I made it I ran into two problems and so I make two changes because that's how I did it the first time. Instead of saltines, I use club crackers. In '07 the stores were out of saltines so I did what I had to do and went with clubs (I sub sleeve for sleeve). I found that they give it a more buttery taste. The other thing is that I add a pound of Conecuh sausage, right out of the package, quartered and sliced. Again in '07, I ended up with more guests than expected. I was trying to figure out ways I could bulk up some of the recipes to stretch them out and the sausage is how I did this one. Turned out to be a huge hit. The cornbread and sausage go so well together! If you can't find Conecuh (we live in the region but you can buy it online) Andouille will do in a pinch, but no sausage will ever taste as good as Conecuh. My doctor asked me, a couple of years back, if I did cornbread or oyster stuffing. I told him cornbread with Conecuh and his jaw dropped. "Oh! That's it. I'm telling my wife to make it that way!" I'm sure Paula's recipe is fine as it is because she is amazing in the kitchen! I'm just sharing how I changed it. I love you Paula! I'll always stand by you honey.

GLENDA
GLENDA 11/5/2016
11/5/2016
FANTASTIC!!!!!!

FANTASTIC!!!!!!

GLENDA
GLENDA 11/5/2016
11/5/2016
THIS IS A 5 STAR

THIS IS A 5 STAR RECIPE. I'VE BEEN USING IT FOR YEARS! I DON'T USE ANY OTHER DRESSING RECIPES. WE ALSO LIKE TO ADD A CAN OF CHOPPED UP OYSTERS TO IT.

Andria
Andria 3/18/2015
3/18/2015
I also add 1 can

I also add 1 can of cream of celery and 1 can of cream of chicken, deeeeeelish!!

ivory
ivory 11/30/2014
11/30/2014
I love this reci

I love this recipe and so do my loved ones. I constantly get request for this stuffing, even throughout the year. I use chicken base and water instead of canned/carton chicken broth. I added roasted turkey meat & garlic powder this Thanksgiving...it was even more delicious. Thank you for a wonderful recipe.

Laura
Laura 11/26/2014
11/26/2014
I have used this

I have used this recipe for years..love it!

Carol
Carol 10/12/2014
10/12/2014
This one I will

This one I will try!! Is sounds just like my SO's mama would make.

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