Turkey with Corn-Bread Dressing

Turkey with Corn-Bread Dressing

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"'THE DRESSING was always my favorite part of the meal. I can still smell the wonderful aroma that filled the house while the turkey roasted in our wood stove. We could hardly wait to sit down and eat!'"
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5 h 40 m servings
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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Combine milk, oil and egg; pour over cornmeal mixture and mix well. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Crumble corn bread into a large bowl. Add parsley, poultry seasoning and pepper; toss. Combine egg substitute and 3/4 cup butter; add to the corn bread mixture, stirring just until blended. Just before baking, stuff the turkey with dressing. Skewer or fasten openings. Tie drumsticks together. Place on a rack in a roasting pan. Brush with remaining butter. Place remaining dressing in a greased baking dish; cover and refrigerate until ready to bake. Bake turkey at 325 degrees F for 4-1/2 to 5 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 180 degrees F for the turkey and 165 degrees F for the stuffing. When turkey begins to brown, cover lightly with a tent of aluminum foil. Bake extra dressing at 325 degrees F for 1 hour. When turkey is done, let stand for 20 minutes before carving. Remove all dressing to a serving bowl.

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  • As a substitute for 1 cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.

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I made this recipe and it was fantastic. The turkey was so tender and the stuffing came out great. It really was simple and looked pretty, too.

I make a cornbread stuffing that's similar to this (as far as it goes) but first I sautee (in 1 pat of butter and 1-2 T. olive oil) at least 1/2 lb. of savory sausage, a carton (or a can) of mus...

this was my first time doing a cornbread dressing, i made it and it was a success!!! i will definitely make this recipe again

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