Cornbread Skillet Supper

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
1 hr

My son picked this one up from a family cookbook in Arkansas; it has that perfect "southern" home-cooked flavor to it. In many ways, it actually resembles the good ol' "cornmeal cush" that the Confederates were able to make with their rations while campaigning.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cook first 3 ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned, stirring until it crumbles. Drain; return to skillet. Stir in 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
  3. Place a well-greased 10-inch cast-iron skillet in oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until hot.
  4. Combine cornmeal and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour half of cornmeal mixture into hot skillet; sprinkle with 1 cup cheese and all of meat mixture. Pour remaining cornmeal mixture over meat mixture; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until golden. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges to serve.