Sunday, December 1, 2013

Cornbread Salad

This recipe is a family favorite and I just know you'll love it as much as we do!  This is another easy to put together recipe.  I got this recipe from a nurse friend a really long time ago.  She brought this dish to our work place Christmas celebration and I loved it and asked her for the recipe.  She told me it was a family recipe that she'd been making for years.
When asked what they want me to make for the holidays, this is what my family always picks.  It's not the best recipe for you if you're watching your caloric intake, but it sure is yummy!
Cornbread Salad
2 packages of cornbread mix - bake, cool and crumble
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 bunch green onion, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 small yellow onion, chopped
2 cups salad dressing (Miracle Whip)
2 tsp salt
2 tsp course black pepper
After you bake your cornbread, let it cool completely before you try to crumble it, if not it will be sticky and clump together.
A rough crumble will be adequate, it will break up into smaller pieces as you work in the rest of your ingredients.  After I crumble my bread, I add all the other ingredients and then "stir" by hand.  It's a bit messy, but you get everything incorporated better.
Of course it going to be better if you let it sit in the fridge over night, but it is still good right after you put it all together.  I hope you try it.  Enjoy!

It doesn't have to be done all at once.  It is a slow process in the works! C-ya next time!

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4 comments:

  1. This looks amazing!! Found you at Not Just a Housewife and pinned this to my Christmas board since I think it would make a great holiday side dish. I am now a permanent hostess of Tasty Tuesdays and would love you to link up this recipe. Here is the link http://bit.ly/1htHZV7
    Lori

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  2. Dee Dee, this is a colorful and creative dish! I love the combination of flavors, and am going to try it this week for my workplace party! Thanks for posting this! I'm just popping over from the Brag About It Link Party. I have pinned, liked and tweeted, and g+-ed. I would love it if you would drop by my site at http://www.kneadedcreations.com for a short visit! I will look forward to seeing you there! Deb @ Kneaded Creations.

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  3. I love cornbread so I would love this salad. Thanks for sharing. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

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  4. Wow what a great idea to make cornbread SALAD! I've never tried that before, but it sounds so good with all those different toppings added!

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