stuffed cornbread

★★★★☆ 13 Reviews
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By Betty Gallagher
from Spring, TX

My family has enjoyed this recipe for years. I usually put the jalapeno slices only on half the pan for those who like the heat. But be sure and mark it, so you'll know which half is hot! It's good with a bowl of pinto beans and a salad.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This stuffed cornbread is an easy and budget-friendly weeknight meal. It's hearty, satisfying, and full of flavor. American cheese adds a yummy gooeyness. Serve alone or with a spoonful of sour cream on top and Mexican corn on the side. This comforting crowd-pleaser would also be a-maz-ing topped with chili. Season the meat as you like and use your favorite cornbread mix. If you like sweeter cornbread, try Jiffy. For more savory bread, Corn-Kits is delish.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 13 Reviews
serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For stuffed cornbread

  • 2 pkg
    cornbread mix, into batter as directed
  • 12 slice
    American cheese
  • 1 lb
    lean hamburger meat
  • 1/2 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 md
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 2
    fresh jalapenos, sliced (optional)

How To Make stuffed cornbread

  • Greased baking dish on a preheating oven.
    1
    Heat oven to 425. Spray 13X9 pan with oil.
  • Browning meat with onions and green peppers.
    2
    Brown meat with onion and bell pepper in skillet. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drain and set aside.
  • Cornbread batter poured into baking dish with American cheese on top.
    3
    Pour half of the cornbread batter into the pan. Place 6 slices of American cheese over batter.
  • Browned beef and jalapenos over the cornbread.
    4
    Spread meat over cheese evenly. Add jalapeno slices if desired.
  • Slices of cheese on top of the cornbread.
    5
    Top with remaining slices of cheese. Pour the rest of the batter on top.
  • Cornbread casserole baking in the oven.
    6
    Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until brown on top. Let cool for about 10 minutes. Enjoy!
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