Mexican Cornbread

Mexican Cornbread Recipe

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Brenda Forbes

By
@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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2Brown meat, onions, garlic, and jalapeno peppers; drain fat. Add chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper (to taste).
3In a separate bowl, mix cornmeal, 1/2 t. salt and baking soda. Add milk, corn, butter and eggs.
4In 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.
5Pour remaining batter over meat mixture. Sprinkle remaining cheese over batter. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 45 minutes.
6Enjoy!!

About Mexican Cornbread

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