Don't miss a single recipe from Picky Palate: sign up for my weekly newsletter

Appetizers and Sides

BLT Cornbread Salad

Tags: , , , , , ,

This BLT Cornbread Salad is delicious you won’t be able to keep you hands off of it!

BLT Cornbread Salad

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the National Cornbread Festival which will be held April 23-24th in South Pittsburg TN. This is an exciting milestone for cornbread and what better way to celebrate than by sharing some favorite cornbread recipes?!

BLT Style Cornbread Skillet Nachos

I’m thrilled to be involved with the Virtual Cornbread Potluck again this year.  As some of you might know, I was the National Cornbread Winner way back in 2007 with my Chicken Taco Cornbread Wedges with Ranchero Cilantro Drizzle  You can see pics of me with my winning skillet crown, so much fun 🙂

To celebrate this year, I wanted to share this gorgeous BLT Cornbread Salad from the Martha White Website.  Wait until try this!!  Packed with all of your BLT flavors.   This salad could not be more tasty if it tried.

Be sure to visit all of my friends listed below for more fun cornbread recipes for the Virtual Cornbread Potluck!

Stacey – Southern Bite: Blueberry Cornbread
Brandie – The Country Cook: Caprese Cornbread
Stephanie – Plain Chicken: BBQ Chicken Cornbread Muffins
Tina – Mommy’s Kitchen: Southern Cornbread Salad
Melissa – Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen: Cheddar Bacon Jalapeno Cornbread Loaf
Christin – Spicy Southern Kitchen: Sloppy Joe Cornbread Muffins
Christy – Southern Plate: 2 Ingredient Hot Water Cornbread
Angela – About a Mom: Mini Corn Dog Muffins
Brett – This Mama Loves: Chicken Chili with Cornbread Crust
Linda – Southern Pantry: Fresh Tomato Tart with Black Pepper Cornbread Crust

BLT Cornbread Salad


BLT Cornbread Salad

BLT Cornbread SaladPrep time: 15 min | Cook time: 15 min | Total time: 30 min


  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons Crisco Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Martha White® Self-Rising Enriched White Corn Meal Mix
  • 1 pounds bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 3 large tomatoes, coarsely
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper


  1. HEAT oven to 450°F. Spray a 10-inch cast iron skillet with no-stick cooking spray; place in oven for 7 to 8 minutes or until hot.
  2. BEAT egg in medium bowl. Add all remaining cornbread ingredients; mix well. Pour into prepared hot skillet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 20 minutes while making salad.
  3. COOK bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  4. COMBINE cooked bacon, tomatoes, onion and parsley in large bowl. Add mayonnaise and pepper; mix to coat. Cut cornbread into 1/2-inch pieces. Add cornbread to salad; toss gently to mix. Cover tightly; refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or overnight before serving. Serve over lettuce, if desired.

Makes 6 Servings
Recipe via Martha White

Follow me on instagram

FOLLOW PICKY PALATE ON INSTAGRAM! Show me what recipes you're making from Picky Palate by using #pickypalate.

Comments Leave a Reply
Print Recipe Print Recipe

Powered by MailChimp

Other recipes you may enjoy...


28 Responses | Comments RSS

  1. 1

    So cool that you won with your recipe! Still going strong with the cornbread recipes 😉 Such a smart idea to turn a sandwich into a salad! It looks delicious.

  2. 2

    […] Read the full recipe HERE […]

  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

    I’m pretty sure that any salad packed with cornbread and bacon is a salad I can get behind!!! OMG — yum!!

  6. 6

    […] Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen Southern Cornbread Salad  – Mommy’s Kitchen BLT Cornbread Salad – Picky Palate BBQ Chicken Cornbread Muffins – Plain Chicken Fresh Tomato Tart with […]

  7. 7

    I just wanted to let you know how much I have enjoyed all the recipes I have tried. The cornbread taco salad looks wonderful

  8. 8

    I love a cornbread salad it looks awesome Jenny!

  9. 9
    Mary says:

    I don’t have a cast iron skillet, how can I make the bread otherwise? Thanks much, looks delicious. Also, after refrigerating, does it get soggy at all? Was going to make for an office potluck luncheon.

  10. 10
    Brandie says:

    Your winning recipe is still one of my favorites! So unique and the taste is phenomenal!

  11. 11

    Bacon always makes everything better. I like this salad just as much as the layered ones.

  12. 12
    Stacey says:

    Love me some Cornbread Salad! This looks delicious, Jenny!

  13. 13

    […] Stacey – Southern Bite: Blueberry Cornbread Brandie – The Country Cook: Caprese Cornbread Stephanie – Plain Chicken: BBQ Chicken Cornbread Muffins Tina – Mommy’s Kitchen: Southern Cornbread Salad Melissa – Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen: Cheddar Bacon Jalapeno Cornbread Loaf Christin – Spicy Southern Kitchen: Sloppy Joe Cornbread Muffins Christy – Southern Plate: 2 Ingredient Hot Water Cornbread Linda – Southern Pantry: Fresh Tomato Tart with Black Pepper Cornbread Crust Brett – This Mama Loves: Chicken Chili with Cornbread Crust Jenny – Picky Palate: BLT Cornbread Salad […]

  14. 14

    YUM – bacon makes everything better! This would be perfect for a summer potluck.

  15. 15

    You are the cutest! I love that you develop all of these winning recipes! This salad looks so good!!

  16. 16

    Cornbread AND salad AND BLT goodness sounds like a winning combination to me!

  17. 17

    Can’t wait to try this delicious spring time salad recipe!

  18. 18

    I LOVE the idea of cornbread croutons!!!

  19. 19
    Maria says:

    Cornbread croutons sound like perfection!

  20. 20
  21. 21

    A cornbread festival – now that’s something I need to find my way to! What a gorgeous salad this is, and you can never go wrong with bacon and cornbread.

  22. 22

    YOu can’t beat cornbread!! And what a great way to change it up a bit!!

  23. 23

    Looks so delicious! I love a cornbread salad and Martha White. 🙂

  24. 24

    This is one delicious looking salad! Love the blt twist!

  25. 25
  26. 26
  27. 27

    Excellent weblog here! Additionally our site lots
    up very fast! Whaat web hozt are you the usage of?
    Can I get your affiliate hyperlink to your host? I desire
    my site loaded up aas quickly as yours lol

  28. 28

    This is very tasty and sweet salad for breakfast purpose.

Leave a Comment

Jenny Flake

Welcome to Picky Palate, my online kitchen! You'll usually find me with a cookie in one hand and a salad in the other. It's all about the balance :) The recipes you'll see are my creations. The Picky Palate Cookbook is now available. Enjoy!