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Home-style Turkey Dressing - Moist turkey dressing matched with the perfect blend of cornbread, bread crumbs and savory veggies makes this dish the perfect Thanksgiving side dish.

Home-Style Turkey Dressing

Moist turkey dressing matched with the perfect blend of cornbread, bread crumbs, and savory veggies makes this the perfect Thanksgiving side dish.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 541kcal


  • 16 oz day old cornbread crumbled 8x8 baking pan
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups dried seasoned stuffing mix
  • 2 turkey necks or the turkey Innards
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 8 oz white mushrooms chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground sage
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon garlic granulated
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups poultry broth
  • ¼ cup butter melted


Neckbones or Innards:

  • Place neck bones (or innards) in a covered medium size boiling pot of water. Occasionally check them and add more water as needed. Neckbones should always be submerged in water. Let them boil for 45-60 minutes or until meat is tender and falling off the bones. Remove them from the pot and let cool. Reserve stock.
  • Use fork and/or hands to remove shredded meat from bone (and or chop) and set aside.


  • Preheat oven 350 F
  • Add oil to medium sized pan on medium heat. Once hot add onions, celery and bell peppers and cook for 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook until all vegetables are softened. Add in all seasonings: sage, oregano, thyme, granulated garlic, onion powder, salt and pepper as well as the shredded meat and mix together. Then remove from heat.
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Calories: 541kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 2162mg | Potassium: 481mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 901IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 4mg


Medium Pot
Large Bowl
Measuring Tools
Wooden Spoon
Pyrex - 9x13 inch

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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