Mr Food:

Mexican Corn Bread Salad is a colorful layered salad that tastes like a fiesta in a bowl. This novel summer salad looks as awesome as it tastes, and is a fantastic recipe to share at potlucks or other summer parties. These layers are sure to impress and the taste is second to none. Anyone would be proud to have this party recipe in their cookbook!

What You’ll Need

  • 1 (1-ounce) package dry ranch-style dressing mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 corn bread muffins
  • 2 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen corn, thawed
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 6 scallions, sliced

What to Do

  1. In a small bowl, combine dressing mix, sour cream, and mayonnaise; set aside.
  2. Crumble half the corn muffins into a large glass bowl or trifle dish. Place a layer of beans over corn muffins, then bell pepper, half of dressing mixture, corn, tomatoes, bacon, remaining corn muffins, remaining dressing mixture, cheese, and scallions.
  3. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.