Southwest Cornbread Salad

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  • Potlucks can be hit or miss. But there is nothing I like better than a potluck that is a hit! I am lucky enough to have a group of neighbors that are great cooks so whenever we have a neighborhood potluck party I know there will be plenty of good food to try and lots of new recipes to get!

    Southwest cornbread salad ...fun twist on the cob salad!

    Today’s recipe for Southwest Cornbread Salad is one I got a few years ago from a neighbor at our yearly Fourth of July cul de sac party. This salad is a little unique. It is a layered salad made with cornbread and I loved the flavor and texture that the cornbread gave the salad.

    Southwest cornbread salad ...fun twist on the cob salad!

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    The salad starts with a layer of crumbled cornbread. I just used the Jiffy Mix! Then you add a layer of lettuce, tomatoes, black beans, corn, a ranch/salsa dressing, bacon, green onions and cheese. And then you repeat all that for a second layer. All kinds of yummy flavors and textures!

    Southwest cornbread salad ...fun twist on the cob salad!

    Next time you want to be a hit at a potluck dinner take this salad. Southwest Cornbread Salad is delicious and something just a little bit different.

    Southwest cornbread salad ...fun twist on the cob salad!

     

    Southwest Cornbread Salad

    Today's recipe for Southwest Cornbread Salad is one I got a few years ago from a neighbor at our yearly Fourth of July cul de sac party. This salad is a little unique. It is a layered salad made with cornbread and I loved the flavor and texture that the cornbread gave the salad.

    Course Salad
    Cuisine American
    Keyword Southwest Cornbread Salad
    Prep Time 15 minutes
    Cook Time 20 minutes
    Chill 2 hours
    Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
    Servings 12
    Calories 369 kcal
    Author I Heart Naptime Contributor

    Ingredients

    • 6 ounces package of Cornbread mix
    • 1 ounce 1 oz. envelope of Buttermilk Ranch Salad Dressing Mix
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1 cup mayo
    • 2 cups salsa
    • 1 head of romaine lettuce shredded
    • 2 large tomatoes diced
    • 1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1 15 oz. can whole kernel corn, drained
    • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    • 6 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled
    • 4 green onions chopped

    Instructions

    1. Mix dressing mix with sour cream and mayo.
    2. Add salad dressing to salsa
    3. Bake cornbread according to directions, cool and crumble
    4. In a large bowl layer using half of all ingredients: cornbread, tomato, beans. corn, bacon, green onions and end with dressing, lettuce and cheese.
    5. Repeat the layering process
    6. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving
    Nutrition Facts
    Southwest Cornbread Salad
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 369 Calories from Fat 270
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 30g 46%
    Saturated Fat 10g 50%
    Cholesterol 45mg 15%
    Sodium 923mg 38%
    Potassium 275mg 8%
    Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    Sugars 6g
    Protein 8g 16%
    Vitamin A 19.2%
    Vitamin C 5.6%
    Calcium 18.4%
    Iron 5.1%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    I’m Leigh Anne and food, family and friends are three of my favorite things. I am the mother of four young adults, a new mother in law and am still trying to adjust to life as an empty nester along with my husband of over 30 years. I love throwing parties, burying my head in a book and digging in the dirt in my garden. My husband would tell you I love making messes in the kitchen and craft room and finding junk (treasures) at Goodwill. I believe that life is beautiful and it is up to us to find and create that beauty. I love sharing my journey to finding the pretty and delicious in life over at Your Homebased Mom. You can also visit me on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or Instagram.

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