Southern Cornbread Oyster Dressing Recipe
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 4 green onions, chopped
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 3 cups crumbled cornbread
- 3 cups soft bread cubes
- 1/2 cup chopped parsley
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 pint shucked oysters, drained with liquid reserved
- salt and pepper to taste
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter one 4 quart casserole dish.
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.