Amy K's Down Home Dressing

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1 pkg. cornbread mix, made to directions (I love Jiffy)
1 loaf country bread, sliced and toasted on both sides
3 Tbs. unsalted butter
1 cup celery, finely chopped
1 cup onion, finely chopped
1 8 oz. pkg. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 cup pecans, chopped & toasted (optional)
1 egg, whisked
1 32. oz. container Chicken Broth
1 tsp. ground pepper
2 tsp. kosher salt


  1. Make cornbread as directed and let cool.
  2. Slice bread and toast on both sides.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter and add vegetables to saute.
  4. In a large bowl, break up cornbread into large crumbles. Tear toasted slices into small pieces and add to bowl. 
  5. Pour sauteed vegetables over both breads.
  6. Add toasted pecans.
  7. Add whisked egg.
  8. Drizzle in broth.
  9. Add salt/pepper.
  10. Using both {clean} hands, gently toss ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
  11. Pour into a greased baking dish.
  12. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees until set and top is crisp and brown for 35 - 40 min.

*Dressing can be made a day ahead. Cover and refrigerate before baking. If baking chilled ingredients, may add 10 - 15 min. to cook time.