Chili Cornbread Bake is an easy recipe that will certainly become a family favorite. A saucy homemade chili is smothered with a cheesy creamy cornbread topping and baked until hot, bubbly and golden! Our jiffy cornbread casserole recipe is the perfect comfort food dinner on a chilly evening.
Chili Cornbread Bake Recipe
The kids won’t mind going to school after the holiday vacation when they come home to a cheesy chili cornbread casserole for dinner! Everyone loves a homemade chili and this one is saucy and flavorful.
Top it with a cornbread mix with added cream style corn for a creamy texture with some bits of corn then stir in shredded cheese and bake to perfection. And you’ve got yourself a winner of a dinner that you’ll want to add to your menu rotation.
Homemade chili smothered with a cheesy creamy cornbread topping and baked until hot, bubbly and golden, our ground beef cornbread casserole will be the perfect dinner on those busy weeknights.
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Did someone say cornbread chili casserole? Oh yes, now we’re talking dinner!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- ground beef
- garlic, minced
- chili powder
- ground cumin
- kosher salt
- canned diced tomatoes & green chilies
- tomato sauce
- corn muffin mix
- eggcanned cream style corn
- cheddar jack or cheddar cheese
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Chili Cornbread Bake is an easy recipe that will certainly become a family favorite. A saucy homemade chili is smothered with a cheesy creamy cornbread topping and baked until hot, bubbly and golden! The perfect comfort food dinner on a chilly evening.
- 1 box (8.5 ounces) corn muffin mix
- 1 egg
- 1 can (8 ounces) cream style corn
- 1 cup shredded cheddar jack or cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 Tbs. cilantro leaves
Preheat oven to 375F. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and cook ground beef, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin and kosher salt until browned, stirring occasionally.
Stir in diced tomatoes & green chilies and tomato sauce. Transfer ground beef mixture to prepared baking dish.
In medium bowl combine corn muffin mix, egg, cream style corn, 3/4 cup cheese and milk until blended and spread over beef mixture.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and bake 25 minutes or until cornbread topping is baked through and mixture is hot and bubbly.
Sprinkle with cilantro.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with your favorite chili toppings such as sour cream, sliced fresh jalapenos and salsa!
*RoTel brand diced tomatoes & green chilies can be found in the Mexican ethnic section of your grocery store. Still can't find them? Just substitute 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, preferably with jalapenos or green chilies.