Oyster Cornbread Dressing is a surprising and delicious addition to your holiday table. Made with celery, onion, herbs, cornbread, and flavorful oysters.
Cornbread Dressing is a wonderful Southern take on typical stuffing. This version of the recipe takes it up another notch by adding in oysters. It makes a great Thanksgiving stuffing and a fun Holiday Dish that your guests are sure to love.
OYSTER CORNBREAD DRESSING
This Oyster Dressing recipe is the perfect side to serve for a Southern Thanksgiving. The sweet cornbread pairs perfectly with the fresh oysters with liquor, and soaks up their flavor while it bakes. By the time the bread mixture is done baking, you’ll have toasted, savory cornbread with all the taste from the celery stalks, onion, herbs, freshly ground pepper, and oysters baked into it.
You can make this Oyster Dressing recipe with Traditional Southern Cornbread or a more basic Cornbread Recipe. It’s great to make the cornbread a day in advance so you don’t have to worry about it on the day of. If you don’t want to bake the cornbread yourself, you can always buy pre-made cornbread from the store, and it will work just fine in your Oyster stuffing.
Bring this dressing along to a holiday potluck or serve it on your own holiday table as your Thanksgiving Stuffing. It’s an interesting take on classic Stuffing. Oyster Dressing keeps all the comforting and traditional Cornbread Dressing ingredients, while also bringing extra flavor. So, you get something old and something new in one dish. It’s a win-win!
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Oyster Cornbread Dressing is a surprising and delicious addition to your holiday table. Made with celery, onion, herbs, cornbread and flavorful oysters.
Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with vegetable oil spray.
Add 4 tablespoons unsalted butter to a large skillet on medium heat.
Add in the celery and onions, cook for 6-8 minutes until translucent.
Add in the salt, sage, rosemary, thyme, and black pepper and stir.
To a large bowl add the cornbread cubes, vegetable mixture, and oysters and toss.
In a second bowl whisk together the reserved oyster liquor, chicken broth, eggs, and melted butter.
Pour the mixture over the bowl and toss gently to moisten the cornbread cubes.
Pour the mixture into your baking dish and bake, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes until golden brown.
Yield: 12 Servings, Amount per serving: 478 calories, Calories: 478g, Carbohydrates: 66g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 120mg, Sodium: 1073mg, Potassium: 248mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 19g, Vitamin A: 534g, Vitamin C: 3g, Calcium: 178g, Iron: 3g
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