F & L Market has Whole Turkey’s .99 a pound. Here is another great side dish to serve up beside your majestic bird!
2 packs Mexican cornbread mix made according to package directions (Martha White makes a good one)
2 packs ranch dressing mix
2 c buttermilk
2 c mayonnaise
1 lettuce head, finely chopped
2 cans seasoned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can shoepeg corn, drained (use white or yellow corn if you can’t find shoepeg)
1 can mexicorn drained
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 jar green olives
1 can sliced black olives
2 tomatoes
1 bunch green onions, sliced
8oz shredded cheddar cheese
1. Prepare cornbread mix according to package directions. Cool.
2. Mix ranch dressing mix with buttermilk and mayonnaise and refrigerate until ready for use.
3. Crumble 1/2 cornbread into large trifle bowl, or 5 quart ice cream bucket (perfect for traveling!) Layer 1/2 lettuce, 1 can black beans, 1 can corn, red bell pepper, sprinkle enough green olives to cover 1 layer (don’t use whole jar), 1/2 tomatoes, 1 1/4 cups ranch dressing, repeat 1/2 cornbread, 1/2 lettuce, 1 can black beans, 1 can corn, green bell pepper, 1/2 tomatoes, black olives, green onions, 1 1/4 cup ranch dressing, shredded cheese, and top with bacon bits.
4. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours before serving.