Dianne's Southwestern Cornbread Salad

This 5-star cornbread salad is the perfect dish for summer entertaining. Not only does it taste delicious, but this salad also looks gorgeous on the table.

Yield:

Makes 10 to 12 servings

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Ingredients

1 (6-ounce) package Mexican cornbread mix
1 (1-ounce) envelope buttermilk Ranch salad dressing mix
1 small head romaine lettuce, shredded
2 large tomatoes, chopped
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1 (8-ounce) package shredded Mexican four-cheese blend
6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
5 green onions, chopped

Preparation

Prepare cornbread according to package directions; cool and crumble. Set aside.

Prepare salad dressing according to package directions.

Layer a large bowl with half each of cornbread, lettuce, and next 6 ingredients; spoon half of dressing evenly over top. Repeat layers with remaining ingredients and dressing. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.

Note:

June 2004