Southern-Style Dressing

This Southern-inspired holiday dressing traditionally includes bacon, collard greens, and potatoes.

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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
30 mins
Bake:
45 mins 325°F
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Southern-Style Dressing

Ingredients
2
4
slices bacon
 
Butter
3/4
1
clove garlic, minced
2
cups chopped fresh collard greens or Swiss chard
3
cups corn bread stuffing mix
1/2
cup coarsely chopped pecans
1
tablespoon snipped fresh parsley
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1
cups chicken broth

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Wash sweet potatoes; prick several times with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 4 to 6 minutes or until tender; cool at least 20 minutes. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook bacon until crisp; drain bacon on paper towels. Reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside. Measure drippings. If necessary, add butter to drippings to make 3 tablespoons. Cook onion in reserved drippings over medium heat until just tender. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add collard greens or chard and cook 5 minutes more or until tender.
  3. In bowl combine potatoes, bacon, onion mixture, stuffing mix, pecans, parsley, and pepper. Add enough broth to moisten, toss lightly to combine. Transfer to a 2-quart casserole or baking dish; cover. (Or use to stuff an 8- to 10-pound turkey.) Bake casserole about 45 minutes or until heated through (165F). Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Southern-Style Dressing)
    Per serving:
  • 310 kcal cal.,
  • 16 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 17 mg chol.,
  • 669 mg sodium,
  • 35 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 7 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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