Chili Casserole with Cornbread

Chili Casserole with Cornbread

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Chili and cornbread partner in a homey one-dish dinner bake.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
cups Progresso® dark red kidney beans (from 19-oz can), drained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced peeled tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2
cups Green Giant ® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
3
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
pouch (6.5 oz) Betty Crocker® cornbread & muffin mix
1/3
cup milk
1/3
cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1
tablespoon sliced green onion (1 medium)
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salsa, kidney beans, tomatoes, corn, chili powder and cumin. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  2. Meanwhile, make cornbread as directed on pouch, using milk. Spoon cornbread batter around outside edge of ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon hot beef mixture into center. (Casserole will be full.)
  3. Bake 18 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 4 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and cornbread is deep golden brown. Sprinkle with green onion just before serving.
Makes 6 servings
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Serve-With
Fresh fruit and a mixed-green salad are good ideas for serving with chili and cornbread.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 1110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 57g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.