Turkey and Dressing (Southern Style)

Turkey And Dressing (southern Style) Recipe

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Denise Kellum


This recipe has been handed down from my grandmother to my mother and then to me. This is a tradition to have sweet potato casserole or potato salad, rolls sweet tea and desserts.


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  • 2 large
    pans cornbread, cooked night before
  • 2 medium
    onions, chopped
  • 6
    boiled eggs, chopped
  • 3 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 3 slice
    white bread, pulled apart in small pieces
  • ·
    chicken or turkey broth to stir in
  • 2 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of celery soup
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • ·
    sage to taste (about 2 tsp.)

How to Make Turkey and Dressing (Southern Style)


  1. Note: Take inside stuffings out of turkey and discard. Salt and pepper inside and out. Bake turkey in roaster in about 2-3 inches of water at 350 degrees for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
    Mix dressing ingredients well, add salt and pepper to taste. Pour into casserole dishes. Add white turkey meat in and on top if desired.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees until brown. (about 45 minutes to 1 hour.)
  3. Freeze other dishes until needed.
  4. Cornbread for dressing:
    2 cups self-rising cornmeal, sifted
    2 tsp. baking powder
    1 tsp. salt
    3 eggs
    2 cups buttermilk
    3 Tbsp. oil
    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Sift together the cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Let the batter rest while the skillet and oil are heating (about 5 minutes). Quickly pour the batter into skillet and return to oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Makes 1 pan of cornbread. For dressing, you need 2 large pans of cornbread made the day before you make dressing.

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About Turkey and Dressing (Southern Style)

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American

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