Yummy Traditional Southern Dressing

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cathy tate

By
@cathylynne29

Whether you call it dressing (cooked outside the turkey) or stuffing (cooked inside the turkey), no true southern girl cooks a turkey "plain'! This is a true traditional southern sage dressing that has stood the test of time, as it has been handed down through several generations.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
15-18lbs turkey
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

cooked giblets, finely chopped
1/2 c
butter, melted
1 c
celery, finely chopped
2 medium
onion, finely chopped
2 lb
bread, cubed
1/2
pan - cornbread, crumbled
1 Tbsp
salt
1 Tbsp
poultry seasoning
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 tsp
sage
3 large
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
parsley, choppped
1 c
liquid from cooking giblets
1 c
water

How to Make Yummy Traditional Southern Dressing

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook giblets in boiling water approximately 20-25 minutes. Chop fine. Melt butter and saute celery and onions. Cube bread and cornbread. To it add the salt, poultry seasoning, pepper and sage. Add the celery-onion mixture; stir well. Add the beaten eggs, liquids and parsley. Toss until all ingredients are well blended.
  • 2STUFFING; Rinse and pat dry cavity of turkey. Do not pack stuffing in tightly - loosely spoon into cavity. Any remaining mixture can be put into baking pan and cooked as dressing. Cook turkey as directed by size of bird.
  • 3DRESSING: Place mixture in 9x13 pan (or size determined by amount of dressing - if using remainder after stuffing turkey). Bake at 350 degrees, covered 30 minutes, uncovered approximately 10 or until lightly browned on top. Be careful not to over bake - may become too dry.

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About Yummy Traditional Southern Dressing

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern