Mexican Cornbread

Mexican Cornbread

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Brenda Forbes

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@BrnJune

This recipe came from a co-worker of mine back in the late '70s. It is inexpensive to make, quite easy, and great comfort food!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1-2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 1-2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 2-3
    jalapeno peppers, sliced thin
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 c
    cornmeal
  • 16 oz
    creamed corn, canned
  • 2 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    milk (not evaporated)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, grated

How to Make Mexican Cornbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Brown meat, onions, garlic, and jalapeno peppers; drain fat. Add chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper (to taste).
  3. In a separate bowl, mix cornmeal, 1/2 t. salt and baking soda. Add milk, corn, butter and eggs.
  4. In large greased cast iron dutch oven (or casserole dish) pour one-half of the cornmeal batter; top with meat mixture. Sprinkle with one-half of the grated cheese.
  5. Pour remaining batter over meat mixture. Sprinkle remaining cheese over batter. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 45 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!!

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About Mexican Cornbread

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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