Cornbread Salad

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 8 Ratings
Serves: A lot
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Cooking Method: Bake


2 pkg mexican cornbread (any kind)
2 can(s) pinto beans (drained)
2 can(s) whole kernal corn (drained)
1 green bell pepper (chopped)
3 tomatoes (chopped)
6-8 green onions (chopped)
2 pkg ranch dressing mix
2 c sour cream
2 c mayonnaise
2 c cheddar cheese (shredded)
1 pkg bacon bits

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Angie Cox Recipe
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Clarksville, AR (pop. 9,178)
Member Since Mar 2010
Angie's notes for this recipe:
I discovered this at an office potluck, it is wonderful! Great for potlucks, get together s, etc. Serves a lot of people.
It taste better if you fix it the night before and refrigerate it overnight.
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I had never heard of Cornbread Salad before so I couldn’t wait to try this one! I absolutely love the different layers of taste and textures. This will be a wonderful recipe to take to summer gatherings.


Prepare cornbread as directed on package, cool.
Stir together ranch dressing mix, sour cream and mayonnaise until blended; set aside.
Combine chopped tomatoes, bell peppers and onions. Toss gently.
Open corn and pinto beans, drain, mix together.
Crumble the cornbread into a large rectangle dish (or large bowl).
Pour half the beans and corn mixture on the crumbled corn bread and spread evenly.
Pour half the greens and tomato mixture on top of the beans and corn mixture and spread evenly.
Sprinkle half the shredded cheese on top of this and then repeat these layers.
Top with the topping mixture and sprinkle bacon bits on very top.

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user Robin DuPree robdupree - Mar 26, 2010
This looks really yummy...I am going to try it!
user JANE LOUISE lovinspoonful - Mar 28, 2010
I'm going to try this, too. My husband is allergic to green peppers but I will use grated carrot in place of it. Also thinking of using pimento or black olives, or both. This is a nice recipe.
user Jan O-D deeohdee - Apr 10, 2010
I live in SoCalif & I can't find or have never seen Mexican cornbread.Do I just add some hot sauce?
user Angie Cox AngieCox - Apr 10, 2010
You know Jan, I don't know. I just have always been able to go to the local supermarket in the isle where the muffin mixes and stuff are, and grab a package of Tex Mex cornbread, or 'Martha White' Mexican Cornbread mix. I would think that just regular cornbread mix (or cornbread from scratch) would work just as well.
user Angie Cox AngieCox - Apr 10, 2010
Thank you so much Ms Janet! I received my blue ribbon and certificate in the mail yesterday! I was so proud and excited! My family thought that was just real cool. = )

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