Southwestern Corn Bread Salad
  • 1 package of your favorite style cornbread mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 small tomatoes, chopped
  • 5-6 slices of thick cut bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 can fiesta style corn, drained
  • 1 can Luck's Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can Luck's Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and sliced
  • 2-3 green onions, sliced
  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • I packet dry ranch seasoning mix
  1. Prepare corn bread according to package instructions, or use your own favorite family recipe!
  2. Allow bread to completely cool and then lightly crumble into the bottom of a trifle or salad bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine mayo, sour cream and ranch mix. Set aside.
  4. Sprinkle about 1 cup's worth of shredded cheddar cheese over the crumbled corn bread
  5. Spoon half of the salad dressing mixture over the shredded cheese.
  6. Layer the remaining ingredients in the following order: Black beans, corn, pinto beans, ½ of the bacon, tomatoes, green and red bell peppers, remaining salad dressing, and topped with additional bacon bits, green onions and jalapeno slices. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and serve!
Recipe by Southern Made Simple at