Drew Weeks sent the recipe for this old-fashioned dressing from his home in Edisto Island, South Carolina.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + cooling Bake: 1 hour
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup water
- 1/3 cup fat-free milk
- 1/4 cup egg substitute
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 10 slices bread, toasted and cubed
- 3 cups chopped celery
- 1-1/3 cups chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 3 teaspoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules or 1-1/2 vegetable bouillon cubes
- 1/4 cup boiling water
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
- 1/2 cup egg substitute
- 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
- 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
- 1 teaspoon each poultry seasoning, dried basil and rosemary, crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon each salt and dried thyme
- For cornbread, in a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, combine the water, milk, egg substitute and oil. Stir into flour mixture just until blended. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool and crumble into a large bowl.
- For stuffing, stir bread cubes into cornbread crumbs. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook celery and onion in oil for about 6 minutes or until tender. Stir into cornbread mixture.
- In a small bowl, dissolve bouillon in water. In a large bowl, combine the broth, egg substitute, seasonings and bouillon mixture. Pour over cornbread mixture; Toss to coat evenly.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 178 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 628mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.
Originally published as Corn Bread Dressing in Light & Tasty October/November 2004
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