BUSH's Chili Bean Casserole

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by randimiller

My kids (all 4 of them, ages 9 month to 5 years) go absolutely crazy over this! Easy and quick. Great leftover, too.

Top Review by Lorac

Very good! I made the recipe as directed using 1 lb of ground beef and gluten free corn bread mix. DH really liked this dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix beans and ground beef.
  3. Spray or grease sides of casserole dish.
  4. Pour beef and bean mixture into 2.2L - 2.6L casserole dish (I use glass).
  5. In a bowl make the corn bread as directed on the box.
  6. Either spread corn over beef and bean mixture, or mix it into the cornbread batter.
  7. Pour cornbread batter over beef and bean mixture (or corn if you spread it), and spread cornbread mixture evenly (making a little thin in the center is better, so it doesn't end up raw in the middle.
  8. Bake for about 35-45 minutes, check for doneness of cornbread (I generally tap it or go off the color -- if you use cream corn, a toothpick will have a hard time coming out clean).
  9. Let sit for 5 minutes after removing from oven.
  10. Scoop into bowls and top with optional ingredients.

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