Thumbs-Up Cornbread Salad

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Jun. 07, 2012

Sweet, golden cornbread gives this salad a wonderful flavor. Delicious on it's own, perfect alongside chicken or hamburgers!

Ingredients

Cornbread mix 8 1/2 Ounce
Pinto beans 24 Ounce , drained, rinsed
Corn 30 Ounce , drained (about 2 15
Sweet onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , dice
Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) , quartered
Celery 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , chopped
Bacon bits 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , browned, drained (divided)
4 cheese blend cheese
For dressing
Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ranch salad dressing 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Directions

MAKING

1. Prepare and bake cornbread according to package directions; set aside to cool.

2. In a large serving bowl, crumble the cornbread.

FINALIZING

3. Mix in beans, corn, onion, tomatoes, celery, 1/4 cup bacon bits and 1-1/2 cups cheese, toss well and set aside.

4. In a small bowl, mix together sour cream and salad dressing.

5. Drizzle the dressing mixture over cornbread vegetable mixture and toss well to coat.

SERVING

5. Sprinkle remaining bacon bits and cheese, over the salad and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 977Calories from Fat 371

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.6%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 801 mg33.38%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g41%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 31 g62%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet