Grandma Nita's Cornbread Stuffing With Sausage and Giblet Gravy Recipe

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Grandma Nita's Cornbread Stuffing With Sausage and Giblet Gravy
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  1. Mix cornmeal, flour, salt, soda, 1 egg, buttermilk, drippings.
  2. Place in a large cast-iron skillet and bake 25 minutes at 450F or until golden and a toothpick comes out dry.
  3. While bread is baking, dry out 1/2 loaf of plain bread by baking it in the same oven for a couple minutes.
  4. When both breads are cool enough to handle, crumble the cornbread and and pull the Italian bread apart in small chunks.
  5. In a sauce pan, add giblets, salt, pepper, leaves of celery, 1 chopped onion, 1/2 carrot, chopped, bay leaf, and parsley. Place a whole egg in the water as well. Boil for 1/2 hour.
  6. In a large frying pan, combine pork sausage, 3 chopped onions, and 1/2 stalk celery. Fry until sausage is done and add to the crumbled bread in a large bowl.
  7. Mix the bread and sausage mixture, and one can of mushrooms with juice, adding about a quarter cup to half cup of the broth from the giblets for moisture.
  8. Optional: Add an egg to make the stuffing hold together better.
  9. Add salt, pepper and sage to taste.
  10. For the gravy, finely dice the boiled egg and the gizzard of the turkey. Grate the liver. Combine with juice from boiling giblets. Turn burner on high and bring to a boil.
  11. Optional: Add one can of mushrooms.
  12. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  13. For one quart of of gravy, mix four heaping tablespoons of corn starch into a bowl of 1 cup water and mix.
  14. When the sauce has reached the boil, stir in the starch mixture.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 386.37 Kcal (1618 kJ)
Calories from fat 191.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.32g 33%
Cholesterol 142.66mg 48%
Sodium 1298.85mg 54%
Potassium 421.04mg 9%
Total Carbs 32.55g 11%
Sugars 4.88g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3.51g 14%
Protein 16.1g 32%
Vitamin C 4.7mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 22%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Calcium 124.9mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 112.16 Kcal (470 kJ)
Calories from fat 55.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.19g 33%
Cholesterol 41.41mg 48%
Sodium 377.04mg 54%
Potassium 122.22mg 9%
Total Carbs 9.45g 11%
Sugars 1.42g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1.02g 14%
Protein 4.67g 32%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 22%
Iron 0.8mg 16%
Calcium 36.2mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.8
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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