Cornbread Salad Is The Delicious Side Dish You Never Knew You Needed


Gooseberry Patch / YouTube


Cornbread Salad

Gooseberry Patch / YouTube

When you think “cornbread,” you probably don’t think “salad,” but that’s about to change. What if I told you that cornbread salad was a thing, and it’s the most delicious thing in the world?


If you’re one to hold backyard barbecues during the summer, then trust me when I say you absolutely need this as a side dish. It’s incredible.

If you don’t believe me, then you’ll have to try it yourself. To do that, you’ll need to grab your ingredients. This recipe comes from Gooseberry Patch, and you’re gonna love it.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this deliciousness:

  • prepared cornbread of choice
  • canned pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • canned corn, drained
  • sweet onion, diced
  • cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • celery, chopped
  • bacon bits
  • shredded 4-cheese blend cheese
  • sour cream
  • ranch salad dressing

For the exact amounts necessary for this recipe, click here to visit Gooseberry Patch’s website.

Now let’s get started making this cornbread salad. Start by preparing your cornbread. Let it cool, then crumble it into a large serving bowl. Then add your corn, tomatoes, celery, cheese, beans, bacon bits, and onion.

Stir this mixture gently until fully combined, then mix your ranch dressing and sour cream in a separate bowl. Pour it over your salad, then mix it in. Add more dressing if necessary.

Sprinkle the salad with the remaining cheese and bacon bits. Chill, then serve when cold. It’s beyond delicious. I can’t get enough of this stuff!

Have you tried cornbread salad before? What would you add to make this your own?

Check out the video below to watch this recipe being made!