Southern Cornbread Salad

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Southern Cornbread Salad

Southern Cornbread Salad is a magical combination of crumbled cornbread, bacon, beans, veggies, cheese, and Ranch dressing. This recipe feeds a crowd and is great for potlucks!

Ingredients

Cornbread

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs

Salad

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium Vidalia onion, finely diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen corn, cooked according to package drirections and cooled
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

Dressing

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Whisk together flour, corn meal, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, oil, and eggs. Add to flour mixture and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Pour batter into a greased 9-inch pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool completely.
  • Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Crumble cornbread into bowl.
  • In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream, and Ranch mix. Add to bowl with cornbread mixture and toss to mix. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Full recipe here.

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