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BLT Cornbread Salad

This BLT Cornbread Salad is delicious you won’t be able to keep you hands off of it! One of our favorite salad recipes packed with the best flavors!

Cornbread Salad

Cornbread Salad

BLT recipes are some of our favorites to create! This cornbread salad has got it all! Bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onion….it’s so flavorful and amazing! Be sure to try our Quinoa Party Salad too! Follow Picky Palate on Instagram for daily recipe inspirtation!

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?!


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.

Salad Recipes

Cornbread Salad

BLT Cornbread Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BLT, BLT salad, cornbread salad, cornbread salad recipe, salad recipe, salad recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 649 kcal
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
BLT Cornbread Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 649 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 649mg28%
Potassium 491mg14%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 1085IU22%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  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

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    I love a cornbread salad it looks awesome Jenny!

  5. 5
    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.

  6. 6
    Brandie says:

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

  7. 7

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

  8. 8
    Stacey says:

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

  9. 9

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

  10. 10

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

  11. 11

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

  12. 12

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

  13. 13

    I LOVE the idea of cornbread croutons!!!

  14. 14
    Maria says:

    Cornbread croutons sound like perfection!

  15. 15

    Great take on a BLT salad!

  16. 16

    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.

  17. 17

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

  18. 18

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

  19. 19

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

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