Colorful Corn Bread Salad Recipe

Colorful Corn Bread Salad Recipe
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Colorful Corn Bread Salad Recipe

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When my garden comes in, I harvest the veggies for potluck dishes. I live in the South, and we think bacon and corn bread make everything better, even salad! —Rebecca Clark, Warrior, Alabama
MAKES:
14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES:
14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle peppers
  • 4 to 6 cups torn romaine
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Additional tomato and crumbled bacon, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°. Prepare corn bread batter according to package directions. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
Coarsely crumble corn bread into a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, salad dressing mix and adobo sauce.
In a 3-qt. trifle bowl or glass bowl, layer a third of the corn bread and half of each of the following: romaine, tomatoes, pepper, onion, bacon, cheese and mayonnaise mixture. Repeat layers. Top with remaining corn bread and, if desired, additional chopped tomato and bacon. Refrigerate, covered, 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: 14 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Colorful Corn Bread Salad in Family Reunions 2016, p59

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle peppers
  • 4 to 6 cups torn romaine
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Additional tomato and crumbled bacon, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Prepare corn bread batter according to package directions. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  2. Coarsely crumble corn bread into a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, salad dressing mix and adobo sauce.
  3. In a 3-qt. trifle bowl or glass bowl, layer a third of the corn bread and half of each of the following: romaine, tomatoes, pepper, onion, bacon, cheese and mayonnaise mixture. Repeat layers. Top with remaining corn bread and, if desired, additional chopped tomato and bacon. Refrigerate, covered, 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: 14 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Colorful Corn Bread Salad in Family Reunions 2016, p59

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