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Simple Chili Cornbread Bake

My family loves chili, and we often eat cornbread with it, so one day I thought, why not combine the two? This Cornbread Chili Bake combines the flavors, and made the meal much less messy than a bowl of chili was for my toddlers.
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Simple Chili Cornbread Bake

Ingredients

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, brown onion and garlic; add in cooked ground beef.
  2. Add tomatoes, beans, and spices.
  3. Bring to boil and simmer on low for 5 minutes.
  4. Divide into baking pans.
  5. Prepare cornbread batter according to package directions.
  6. Spread batter evenly over chili mixture.
  7. Cover with foil and bake covered at 400F for 30 minutes.
  8. Uncover, and bake an additional 10-20 minutes or until cornbread is golden brown.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a large saucepan, brown onion and garlic; add in cooked ground beef.
  2. Add tomatoes, beans, and spices.
  3. Bring to boil and simmer on low for 5 minutes.
  4. Divide into indicated number of baking pans.
  5. Prepare cornbread batter according to package directions.
  6. Spread batter evenly over chili mixture.
  7. After topping chili with cornbread batter, flash freeze until cornbread mixture is set.
  8. Cover tightly with foil, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Bake covered at 400F for 1 hour.
  2. Uncover, and bake an additional 25-30 minutes or until cornbread is golden brown.

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