Corn Meal Dressing


2 cups Dixie Lily Self-Rising Corn Meal
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2  cups buttermilk
1/4 cup melted shortening or vegetable oil
1 large onion, diced
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup butter
7 cups chicken broth, divided (hold 1 cup aside)
2 tsp poultry seasoning
2 tsp. sage
Salt and Pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease skillet and in oven to heat. In a bowl mix milk and oil, stir in corn meal and mix well. Pour batter in to prepared skillet and bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and reduce heat to 400°.

Crumble cornbread into a casserole dish and add 6 cups of chicken broth. Let sit.

Sautee onion and celery in butter until soft. Add to crumbled cornbread along with last cup of broth.

Beat eggs and seasoning in a separate bowl then add to cornbread mixture. Mix well. Bake for 40-50 minutes until done.