Best Corn Bread Dressing

Best Corn Bread Dressing Recipe

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Trace Evams


I have made this recipe for over 20 years and still is my comfort fav. for Thanksgiving.


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  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    egg slightly beaten
  • 2 c
    white corn meal
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    cold milk
  • 1 pkg
    roll sage jimmy dean sausage
  • 1
    large bell pepper, diced
  • 1
    large onion, diced
  • 1 can(s)
    15 oz chic broth
  • 1 pinch
    cajun poultry seasoning
  • 4 Tbsp
    melted butter

How to Make Best Corn Bread Dressing


  1. (PRE-HEAT OVEN @450) Mix first 6 ingredients til moistened, pour into greased 9x13 baking pan. BAKE for 20-25 minutes. LET SET OVER NIGHT COVERED LIGHTLY W/ TEA TOWEL.
  2. (NEXT DAY)
    saute veggies in 2 tbsp butter til soft add seasonings & salt & pepper to taste.
  3. remove veggies from pan & set aside
    Brown sausage til done, add veggies.
  4. crumble corn bread til sum med. chunks are left and fine crumbles.
  5. WITH HANDS fold in meat & veggie mix
  6. add enough Chicken Broth to moisten, but not soggy.
  7. Grease 9x13 pan & put in dressing.
    Drizzle remaining 2 tbsp melted butter
  8. Bake @ 350 til crumbs are golden brown.
    Serve w/ Turkey, Pork, or Chicken
  9. Can be made vegetarian style w/ meatless adaptions

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About Best Corn Bread Dressing

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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