Filling the stomachs of each and every family member is good, but it could always be better if you are able to fill their tummies with food that are healthy and tasty. If you want even the pickiest family members to eat chili, serving Chili Casserole with Cornbread with this recipe can help you do so.
For your Chili Casserole with Cornbread, the ingredients you will need are 1 lb of lean (at least 80%) ground beef, 1 1/2 cups of Green Giant ® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, 1 6.5-ounce pouch of Betty Crocker® cornbread & muffin mix, 2 cups of Progresso® dark red kidney beans (from 19-oz can), drained and 1 16-ounce jar of Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa. You should also prepare 3 teaspoons of chili powder, 1 14.5-ounce can of diced peeled tomatoes, undrained, 1 tablespoon of sliced green onion (1 medium), 1 teaspoon of ground cumin, 1/3 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup of milk.
Set your oven heat to 400°F. Using a 12-inch skillet set on medium-high heat, start cooking the ground beef. Occasionally stir it and do this until the meat is totally cooked, then drain. Mix in the tomatoes, salsa, kidney beans, cumin, corn and chili powder. Cook the mixture for 3 to 4 minutes and perform occasional stirring, too.
For the meantime, take the milk and start making the cornbread by following the instructions indicated on the pouch. Around the outer edge of the 12x8-inch ungreased glass baking dish, spoon the cornbread batter along the said area. Put the beef mixture on the central portion of the casserole.
Bake it for 18 minutes, then, take it out. Top it with cheese and bake for about 5 more minutes or ‘til the cornbread turns golden brown and the cheese melts. Top the entire dish with chopped green onions. After that, your Chili Casserole with Cornbread is now ready to be served.
What Do People Say About It
This Chili Casserole with Cornbread is, indeed, a big hit especially to family members. Most love to serve it during dinner time. Some feel really satisfied, especially when they see their family members come back for more. This version of chili is truly flavorful. Those who cook it just enjoy seeing their relatives empty their chili casserole. Some were able to get their children to eat chili because of the cornbread that this recipe introduced.