Chili Cornbread Bake

Looking for a beefy chili and cornbread dinner? Then check out this casserole recipe.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 8

Ingredients

CHILI

1
lb. ground beef
1
cup chopped onions
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
garlic clove, minced
1
(15 1/2- or 15-oz.) can light red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
(8-oz.) can tomato sauce
1
(1 1/4-oz.) pkg. taco seasoning mix

CORNBREAD

1
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup yellow cornmeal
2
tablespoons sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
(8 1/2-oz.) can cream-style corn, undrained
1/2
cup milk
1
egg
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 2-quart casserole. In large skillet, cook ground beef, onions, bell pepper and garlic over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked. Drain. Stir in kidney beans, tomato sauce and taco seasoning mix. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. In small bowl, combine corn, milk and egg; beat well. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.
  • 3 Spoon 1/2 the cornbread mixture into greased casserole; sprinkle with 1/2 the cheese. Spoon chili over cheese; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Spoon remaining cornbread mixture evenly over cheese, spreading gently to cover.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    1110mg
    1110%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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