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Festive Cornbread Salad Recipe

Festive Cornbread Salad Recipe

This lightly sweet, fresh-tasting salad was devoured by the guests at my Southwestern theme party. The unusual combination of tasty ingredients brought them back for seconds. -Dean Schrock, Jacksonville, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 5 cups cubed corn bread or 6 corn bread muffins
  • 3 cups diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 sweet pickle relish
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle juice
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Place corn bread cubes in a large salad bowl (or crumble muffins into bowl). Combine tomatoes, onion, green pepper, bacon and relish; add to corn bread. Combine mayonnaise and pickle juice; mix well. Pour over vegetables. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Chill until ready to serve. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 328 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 643mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 19, 2014

"Nice recipe!"

Reviewed Jan. 16, 2010

"Years ago when I first tried this recipe, I remember being skeptical. But when I tasted it and saw everyone else digging in and eating it with gusto, I knew that it was going to become an oft-repeated dish. It turned out to be true: I have made it dozens of times."

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