Thursday, November 24, 2016

Slow cooker cornbread dressing



Happy Thanksgiving! Today is rainy, dark and a bit dreary which I think is perfect weather for a holiday. I love the coziness it gives when you are all warm and cozy inside the house.

I am re-posting my Slow Cooker Cornbread Dressing recipe which I just got in the crock pot.


Slow Cooker Cornbread Dressing

6 cups prepared cornbread (Michael made me some cornbread the previous night. You can also use Jiffy mix cornbread but I suspect it would not be as tasty).
8 slices of day-old bread (I just used regular loaf bread)
4 eggs
1 medium onion, chopped
1 1/2 tsp of poultry seasoning or Sage (I used a combination of both)
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 10 1/2-oz. cans of cream of chicken soup
2 10 1/2-oz cans of chicken broth
1/4 cup butter
1/2 tsp. salt


Lay your bread out on the counter the night before you prepare the dressing so that it will dry. Crumble the breads in a large bowl.
Add all other ingredients except butter.
Stir the mixture with a large spoon and transfer to the crock pot that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
Dot with butter. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours OR low for 4 hours.


Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy

5 comments:

  1. Another yummy recipe. I hope you and Michael are enjoying turkey day. I too don't mind the dark dreary outside world when the inside world is full of love and fun. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving to you both! Thanks for the recipe. It sounds delicious.

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  3. SMH, what is a good Southern boy like you doing putting that loaf bread in dressing? Just teasing of course, but oh my momma would have had a fit about that. Does your dressing get brown or do you stick it under the broiler for a couple of minutes?

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    1. Haha! It browns on its own. I might try it with just cornbread the next time. Michael said his mother used biscuits in hers? This recipe has come the closest to what my mother made.

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    2. No biscuits, please. Give it a try with just cornbread. You may need to add a little broth along as it cooks or at least that is what Momma did so of course that is what I do.

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