Thumbs-Up Cornbread Salad Recipe Video

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


Preparation Time25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy, ,


 Cornbread mix8 1⁄2 Ounce
 Pinto beans24 Ounce, drained, rinsed
 Corn30 Ounce, drained (about 2 15-ounce cans)
 Sweet onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), dice
 Cherry tomatoes1 Cup (16 tbs), quartered
 Celery1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
 Bacon bits1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), browned, drained (divided)
 4-cheese blend cheese2 Cup (32 tbs), shredded (divided)
For dressing
 Sour cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ranch salad dressing2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 977 Calories from Fat 371

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.8%

Saturated Fat 12.5 g62.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 61.8 mg

Sodium 801 mg33.4%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g40.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.8 g71.1%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 31 g62.7%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 11.2%

Calcium 29.8% Iron 36.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare and bake cornbread according to package directions; set aside to cool.
2. In a large serving bowl, crumble the cornbread.

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.

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