Sausage Dressing

Sausage Dressing

6 Tbsps melted butter                                   ¼  tsp salt

½ cup chopped onion                                     ½ tsp black pepper

1 cup chopped celery                                     2 ½ -3 cups chicken broth

½ tsp dried sage                                               1 lb Dean's Mild or Hot Sausage

4 cups cornbread crumbs                             4 white bread slices, cut into ½

2 large eggs, lightly beaten                               inch cubes (about 2 cups)

Cook sausage in a large skillet and then drain.  Saute celery and onion in butter or sausage drippings until limp.   In a large bowl combine the cooked sausage with all the other ingredients, stir gently.  Add butter and additional chicken broth if you want moist dressing.  Bake uncovered in a lightly greased 11x7 baking dish at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until done.