Nicely seasoned Cracker Dressing is a simple alternative to recipes that call for bread crumbs or cubes, suggests Jan Woodruff of Chandler, Arizona.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- 2 cups coarsely crushed saltines (about 27 crackers)
- In a skillet over medium heat, saute celery and onion in butter until tender. In a bowl, combine the egg, milk, parsley, sage, thyme, salt and pepper. Add the crackers and celery mixture; toss lightly.
- Place in a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until browned.
Nutrition Facts2 cups: 460 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 1287mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 13g protein.
Originally published as Cracker Dressing in Taste of Home October/November 1997
Jun 8, 2010
I made this recipe when I didn't have any stuffing mix on hand. This turned out very good. I didn't use all the herbs because we don't like too many herbs in things. I also added a little chicken boullion to the milk and omitted the salt.