Recipe By Jessica
Published Mar 21st
Mom’s Delicious Oyster Corn Bread Dressing
Prep 45m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 1h
Servings 12 servings Calories 374.9

A sure thing! Mom gave me directions to this recipe over the phone. Fast and easy; you and others will be pleasantly surprised and delighted at the wonderful taste!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages dry corn bread mix
  • 1 (16 ounce) package ground spicy pork sausage
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • ¼ bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans oysters, liquid reserved

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place sweet potato in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain, mash, and set aside.
  2. 2 Prepare dry corn bread mix according to package directions. Crumble, and set aside.
  3. 3 Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, and set aside.
  4. 4 Melt butter in the skillet over medium heat, and stir in celery, green onions, onion, and parsley. Cook and stir until tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. 5 Return cooked sausage to skillet, and mix in oysters and their reserved liquid. Allow oysters to cook about 5 minutes before stirring in crumbled cornbread and mashed sweet potato.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 374.9
  • Carbohydrate 31.7 g
  • Cholesterol 54.9 mg
  • Fat 22.7 g
  • Fiber 1.3 g
  • Protein 10.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 8.3 g
  • Sodium 929.1 mg
  • Sugar 5.5 g


  1. I really enjoyed this! Since I had never tried oysters in dressing before and I didn't know if everyone coming to dinner would appreciate them I only used one can. Everything else combined beautifully and my guests enjoyed this. The inclusion of mashed sweet potato was a nice surprise.
  2. I love oysters and oyster dressing but this dish tastes and smells overwhelmingly fishy. Also the combination with cornbread and spicey sausage sounds interesting but does not work... I would not chose to make it again but if I did I would use one can oysters instead of two and not use the oyster liquid - Read more ...
  3. Everyone who loves oyster and oyster dressing will need to give this recipe a try. a wounderful combination of interesting flavors that will have your taste buds saying more more. Thanks for sharing.
  4. Although the flavor of this dish was lovely it was a little drier than I would have liked. I recommend adding some chicken stock or butter to make it a little more moist.
  5. we too LOVED this recipe. wouldn't change a thing. even the brother-in-law who professed to hate oysters enjoyed it. the synergy between the oysters the spicy sausage and the cornbread was perfection.
  6. Excellent! This recipe was the closest thing to perfect!!!! Thanks for sharing!
  7. This stuffing is so good! It smells so yummy when I'm cooking it that I can hardly wait to start eating it! I made it for my in-laws for Thanksgiving and they loved it (even the ones that don't care for oysters). I've made this a couple times and I find that using a cornbread - Read more ...
  8. I was a little leery in trying a recipe that only one person had rated so far but I took my chance. This is also the first time I made stuffing that was not Stove Top not to mention that I did it for an Easter party. EVERYONE like it and took some home with - Read more ...
  9. This is my NEW FAVORITE stuffing- and I'm NOT a stuffing eater!!