Mama's Cornbread and Sausage Turkey Dressing


This is a delicious turkey dressing bursting with the flavors of sausage, onions, garlic, and parsley, and is irresistible for a Thanksgiving feast!

Prep Time:
1 hrs
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
12 servings


  • 4 (6.5 ounce) packages dry corn bread mix

  • 6 cups dry bread crumbs

  • 1 pound sausage

  • ½ cup margarine

  • 2 cups chopped onion

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 3 cups chopped celery

  • cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 tablespoons poultry seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon dried sage

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 8 cups chicken broth

  • 2 eggs, beaten


  1. Prepare the cornbread according to package instructions. Once cornbread is cooled, crumble it into a large bowl. Stir in the bread crumbs.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  3. In a large pot, saute sausage in margarine with the onion, garlic, green bell pepper and celery until tender. Stir parsley, poultry seasoning, sage and salt into the mixture. Pour broth, eggs and cornbread/breadcrumbs into the mixture; mix until the ingredients stick together easily. Transfer to a 9x13 inch pan.

  4. Bake covered in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

700 Calories
31g Fat
85g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 700
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 2015mg 88%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 280mg 22%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 333mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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