Recipe courtesy of Jamie Deen
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 
  • 4 stalks celery with leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 large Vidalia onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh sage, chopped
  • 1 heaping tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans
  • 5 cups crumbled day-old cornbread, homemade or store bought
  • 5 cups cubed country loaf bread, toasted
  • 2 cups homemade or low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 3 1/2-quart casserole dish with nonstick spray. 

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the celery and onions and saute until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the sage, thyme and garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Saute until very fragrant and all the vegetables are very soft and the onions are translucent, another 3 minutes. Stir in the chopped pecans in the last minute of cooking. Remove from the heat. 

Add the cornbread and country bread to a very large bowl. Add the cooked vegetables and toss together. Whisk together the broth and eggs in a medium bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour the mixture over the bread and mix together with a wooden spoon until completely combined. Pour the dressing into the casserole dish and bake until cooked through and golden on top, about 45 minutes.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cornbread and Wild Rice Dressing with Pine Nuts and Parsley

Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Buttermilk Cornbread Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Catherine's Cornbread Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Nealey Dozier

Cornbread Salad with Sour Cream Dressing

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Belly Up!

7am | 6c

Belly Up!

7:30am | 6:30c

Belly Up!

8am | 7c

Belly Up!

8:30am | 7:30c

Belly Up!

9am | 8c

Belly Up!

9:30am | 8:30c

Cake Hunters

10am | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30am | 9:30c

Cake Hunters

11am | 10c

Cake Hunters

11:30am | 10:30c

Cake Hunters

12pm | 11c

Cake Hunters

12:30pm | 11:30c

Cake Hunters

1pm | 12c

Cake Hunters

1:30pm | 12:30c

Donut Showdown

2:30pm | 1:30c

Donut Showdown

3:30pm | 2:30c

Sugar Showdown

4:30pm | 3:30c

Sugar Showdown

5:30pm | 4:30c

Sugar Showdown

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c