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Ace's Southern Cornbread Dressing

Spoon Out Some Texas Stuffing

GMA Recipes Dinner
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Emeril Lagasse and "Good Morning America" sent out the call to find the best stuffing in the country, and hundreds sent their recipes -- but only one could win.

Submitted by Bryan "Ace" Sagor of San Antonio, Texas: Simple and simply delicious -- I have been making this cornbread dressing for Thanksgiving for more than 30 years. Thanksgiving would not be Thanksgiving without my stuffing, and the anticipation of this wonderful dish never disappoints. Enjoy, y'all!


  • 8 cups cornbread, crumbled
  • 4 cups soft white bread, shredded
  • 1 cup butter (salted)
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Oil, to sauté
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 350° F.

    Cut butter and add to breadcrumbs (both corn and white breads).

    Sauté veggies in oil and add to bread mixture.

    Mix in seasonings.

    Add in eggs and broth until thoroughly mixed and moist.

    Bake in large covered dish for 30 minutes. Remove cover for last 10 minutes to brown.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: cornbread, green pepper, eggs, white bread

    Course: Dinner, Dressing, Side Dish

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