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Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders

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Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders

I was given the fun task of creating a new spring salad recipe for Save A Lot Insiders!  I am such a huge fan of layered salads and make my 7 layer salad every chance I get.  I have seen a cornbread salad in a lot of different places and decided to incorporate two of my favorite foods; 7 layer salad and corn bread!  This turned out amazing and I just couldn’t wait to share it with all of you 😀  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders

I have to say, our Save A Lot in Opelousas has some of the best produce around and they definitely have the best prices.  If you haven’t checked out Save A Lot lately, you really should give them a shot!

Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders

Ranch dressing:

  • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup mayonnaise

For the pico de gallo:

  • 4 medium Roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium purple onion
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper (seeded)
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley (or cilantro)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • garlic salt and black pepper to taste

For the salad:

  • 1 (7.5 oz)box cornbread mix prepared according to directions on box, cooled, and crumbled.
  • 3 cups canned or frozen corn
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1 head chopped iceberg or romaine lettuce
  • 12 oz. bacon cooked, crumbled & cooled

Directions:

  1. Chop tomato, jalapeno, onion, and parsley (or cilantro) and mix with lime juice, garlic salt, & pepper.
  2. Prepare the dressing (I use a Mason jar to add the ingredients and shake) and chill for about an hour.
  3. Mix bell pepper with corn.
  4. Begin to layer with 1/3 of the lettuce, then 1/3 cornbread, 1/3 pico de gallo, 1/3 corn, 1/3 beans, 1/3 cheddar cheese, then 1/3 bacon.  Repeat this process until all of the ingredients are used.
  5. Cover the salad and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  6. Serve cold and ENJOY!

Layered Cornbread Salad #SaveALotInsiders

8 Comments
  • Oh wow! My hubby will love this!

  • That looks delicious!! I will have to try it when I need a quick meal!

  • Oh my gosh, this is so brilliant! I never would have thought to add these ingredients into a salad! Thank you so much!

  • I haven’t heard of this before, but it sounds amazing!!

  • This looks absolutely delicious!! Thanks for sharing.

  • Your recipes always look amazing. I’m going to have to make this soon.

  • That looks delicious and so easy to make!

  • This looks so good! We love cornbread, what a twist on the salad though. Will have to try, it looks so delicious!

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