Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Angela (Grammy) Derby


The only problem I had with this dish was... no leftovers! This is a super easy casserole that your family will love. A little spicy and a little sweet, perfect combination with the cornbread and taco meat.

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Definitely add this to your back-to-school menu. It's quick to throw together and easy on the budget. The meat is full of flavor from the taco seasoning and a little punch from the Rotel. Corn and cheese help to mellow the flavors and not make this very spicy. Sweet cornbread on top is perfect and marries together to make a wonderful casserole with a Mexican flair. This is the perfect size for a family, but if you have hearty eaters you may want to double the recipe. The Test Kitchen


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20 Min
20 Min


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1 lb
ground beef, lean
packet taco seasoning, medium
3/4 c
chopped onions
1 1/2 c
shredded cheddar cheese
1 can(s)
Rotel with green chiles, 10 oz can
1/2 can(s)
corn, drained (or all of a small can),8.75 oz can
1/2 can(s)
red kidney beans, drained & rinsed, 16 oz can


1 box
cornbread mix (I used Jiffy),8.5 oz
1/2 c

How to Make Mexican Cornbread Casserole


  • Baking dish sprayed with non-stick spray.
    1Preheat oven to 400'F. Grease or spray with cooking spray a 13X9" pan.
  • Meat browning with onions.
    2Brown meat with onions.
  • Taco seasoning added to meat.
    3Add taco seasoning and cook thoroughly, stirring to blend in the mix.
  • Rotel, corn, and beans added to meat.
    4Add Rotel, corn and kidney beans.
  • Meat and vegetable mixture poured into baking pan.
    5Pour into greased 13x9" pan.
  • Cheese added on top of meat mixture.
    6Top with cheese.
  • Preparing cornbread mixture.
    7Prepare cornbread according to directions with 1 egg & 1/2 cup milk.
  • Cornbread mixture poured over meat and cheese.
    8Pour over cheese and lightly press in a bit.
  • Casserole baking in the oven.
    9Bake for 15-20 minutes. (per cornbread package directions)

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About Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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