Southern Cornbread Oyster Dressing

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1red onion, chopped
  • 4green onions, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cups crumbled cornbread
  • 3 cups soft bread cubes
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 2eggs, beaten
  • 1 pint shucked oysters, drained with liquid reserved
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter one 4 quart casserole dish.

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  • Step 2

    Chop the oysters. Saute red onion, green onion, celery and oysters in 2 tablespoons of the butter until soft.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, combine cooked onion and oyster mixture with cornbread, bread cubes, parsley, eggs and 1/2 cup reserved oyster liquid. Gently toss to mix, add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 4

    Place dressing in casserole dish and dot with remaining butter. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes or until top is golden brown.

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