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Mexican Cornbread Salad

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"This south-of-the-border cornbread salad is made with Mexican-inspired ingredients and is perfect for any summer barbeque."
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Ingredients

3 h 10 m servings 719 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Prepare corn bread mix according to package directions, adding green chiles. Set aside, allow to cool, and crumble.
  2. Place half of cornbread in bottom of large bowl. Evenly layer with 1 can of beans, 1 cup salad dressing, 1/2 chopped bell pepper, 1 can corn, 1 chopped tomato, 1/2 jar bacon bits, 1/2 package cheese and 1/2 green onions. Repeat layers in same order using remaining ingredients, beginning with crumbled cornbread.
  3. Cover, refrigerate 2 hours and serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 719 calories; 46.3 g fat; 57.7 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; 54 mg cholesterol; 2258 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this twice for family events. Everyone liked it both times but being from Texas, everyone said it needed to be spicier the first time so here's what I did. I switched the regular corn t...

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This was a bit of work and was not all that popular with my co-workers at our summer potluck. It was very pretty to look at it, and one or two enjoyed it, but it made a lot and I threw almost h...

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I made this twice for family events. Everyone liked it both times but being from Texas, everyone said it needed to be spicier the first time so here's what I did. I switched the regular corn t...

EXCELLENT! Serves 12 easily. I prefer making the ranch dressing from the package as the dressing is very important to the salad. I used 1 package Ranch dressing, 1 cup mayo and 1 cup sour crea...

Great recipe! Very different. It tastes better if you make it a day ahead. Also, the recipe says it's for 6 servings but it's more like for 12-15. Unless you are feeding a big crowd, I would ...

I found a similar recipe to this in Southern Living magazine last summer. I added teh chiles TO the corn bread mix along w/ a little taco seasoning to make a mexican corn bread. I also used 1 ...

Gosh...What can I say about a recipe that has had everyone that I have EVER served it too flippin' out? Not enough, apparently. This salad is FANTASTIC and I have made it over 6 times for differ...

This was a hit at our Labor Day BBQ. I added layers of sliced black olives and used the Sour Cream Dressing recipe on this site in place of the bottled dressing. It looks beautiful and festive i...

This was a hit at a recent get-together! I used Kraft Cilantro Pepper flavored Ranch dressing that I think made it even better. The bacon bits aren't really necessary for this dish to work! T...

I have taken this to several potlucks and it is always a hit. I agree that it makes a bunch, so I just make half the recipe for small gatherings (15 people or less) and I just use a box of Jiff...

Excellent. I added a head of romaine lettuce and omitted the bacon bits.