Judie Byrd's Southwest Tamale Cornbread Dressing

Judie Byrd

2tablespoons butter
3ribs celery, diced
2medium onions, finely chopped
6cups crumbled cornbread
1cup crushed Fritos ®
3 ½- 4 cups chicken or turkey broth
1 ½cups herb-flavored stuffing mix
2teaspoons dry rubbed sage or to taste
1teaspoon pepper
2poblano chiles, roasted, peeled, seeded, and chopped, or 1, 6-ounce can chopped green chiles
4-5tamales, roughly chopped

Melt butter in a large skillet. Add celery and onions and cook until tender. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Add cornbread, Fritos®, stuffing mix, sage, pepper, chopped poblano chiles, and tamales; toss well to mix.

Place the mixture in a lightly buttered casserole and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 1 hour, basting twice with additional turkey broth.

Recipe yields about 10 cups.

Category: Holidays | Side Dishes