If you enjoy eating your chili with a piece of corn bread then this Baked Chili Recipe with Cornmeal Crust is perfect for your taste. The cornmeal crust will bake well over the chili simmering in the oven. This is a great meal to serve your family and friends. A cornmeal crust perfectly complements a good chili recipe. If you are a lover of casserole and one-dish meals, this Baked Chili with Cornmeal Crust will give you a little taste of all the ingredients in each bite you take. This meal is overly comforting, filling and just simply fantastic!
Yield: 8 Servings
1 Pound Lean Ground Beef (at least 89% lean)
1 Piece Onion, small, chopped (1/4 cup)
1 Tablespoon Original Bisquick® Mix
1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
2 Tablespoons Water
2 Cups Muir Glen® Organic Diced Tomatoes, undrained (from 28 Oz Can)
1 Can Green Giant® Whole Kernel Corn, drained
1 Teaspoon Salt
¾ Cup Original Bisquick® Mix
2/4 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
2/3 Cup Milk
1 Piece Egg
1. Preheat oven at 350 F.
2. Cook beef and onion in a 2-quart saucepan until beef browns and the onion is tender. Stir frequently. Drain and set aside.
3. Mix thoroughly the 1 tablespoon Bisquick® mix, chili powder and water. Pour over the beef mixture.
4. Add in the diced tomatoes, whole kernel corn and salt. Bring to a boil while stirring frequently.
5. Pour the beef mixture into an ungreased 8-inch square glass baking dish. You can also use a 2-quart glass baking dish or casserole.
6. Mix the remaining ingredients: ¾ cups Bisquick® mix, yellow cornmeal, milk and egg.
7. Pour over the beef mixture.
8. Bake uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes or until the crust turns golden brown.
Note: You can use ground turkey instead of ground beef and use the Bisquick Heart Smart® mix as the crust.
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This super yummy baked chili with cornmeal crust will taste even better when served with mixed green salad, grapes and a cake dessert. Prepare diced tomatoes, some chopped cilantro, sour cream and tortilla chips and you’ve got a pig-out chili buffet. A chili dish will still be a chili dish even if you replace the beef with chicken, turkey or pork. But when you cook chili with cornmeal crust it is like having a pastry and a warm chili meal in one. This recipe is a fun and exciting way to enjoy a chili dish. Try this one for variety.