Simple Chili Cornbread Bake

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Ingredients

8 servings
  • 1 ¼ cups dice Onion
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 2 ¼ cups cook Ground Beef
  • 14 ½ ounces Diced Tomatoes, Canned
  • 30 ounces Kidney (Dark Red) Beans, Canned
  • 2 tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • 16 ounces Cornbread Mix

Freezer Containers

  • 1 8x8 baking pan

Supplies

  • Foils

Directions

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

Freezing Directions

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

Serving Day Directions

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

Nutritional Information

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About This Recipe

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.

Meet The Cook

Pam loves cooking and experimenting with recipes, but also understands need for convenient, healthy, budget-friendly, family friendly meals and so she prepares menus with her own young (sometimes picky) family in mind.

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