Mary Stagg's Cornbread Dressing

Thanksgiving & Christmas meals are not complete without this family favorite made by Mom . Rosemary

Yield: 12 servings
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  • 2 box(es) Jiffy Cornbread Prepare as directed on box
  • 6-8 slice(s) whole wheat bread toasted
  • 2-2.5 pound(s) ground chuck sauted & browned
  • 2-2.5 pound(s) ground pork sauted & browned
  • 4 cup(s) onions chopped
  • 1/2 bunch(es) celery chopped
  • 1 cup(s) parsley chopped
  • 1 bell peppers chopped
  • salt, pepper, Tony's to taste
  • 2 teaspoon(s) garlic crushed
  • 1 envelope(s) Lipton onion soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) thyme
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sage
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 stick(s) butter
  • 3 bunch(es) green onions chopped
  • 4 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 2-6 cup(s) water as needed


  1. Crumble cornbread & toast together, add sage & thyme. Add butter to cornbread mixture.

  2. After meat is browned, add onions, celery and bell pepper and cook down. Add onion soup envelope & stir. Add chicken broth and simmer for about 30-45 minutes. Use kitchen bouquet if not brown enough.

  3. Combine cornbread & meat mixtures. Add water as needed until the right consistency (may be a little soupy). Add beaten eggs. Start w pour and add more if you think you need it. Add 3 bunches of green onions & 1/2 bunch parsley. Add Tony Chachere's seasoning, black pepper & salt to taste. Add more sage, etc if needed at this time.

  4. Pour into 13 x 9 casserole dish and bake at 350 until set 45-90 minutes. Should remain moist.

  5. NOTE: Can also add drained chopped oysters. We usually make 1/2 w oysters and half without. May need to add more bread if too soupy.
December 2012

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