Mexican Cornbread Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Anita Harris

I can't remember where I got this recipe but have had it for years. I always make this when I have cooked a big pot of pinto beans and ham. It's a nice change from your standard cornbread. My husband does not like cornbread or anything with cornmeal but always looks forward to me making this when we have beans. I have made it often and always get lots of compliments.

Top Review by Notorious L.I.Z.

I made this for a pot luck banquet dinner. I thought it tasted great. I used a box of Jiffy cornbread mix instead of cornmeal. It came out great. The cornbread mixture is thin. The meat sort of sinks into the mixture. I was concerned when I was putting it together, but it came a great. 45 min cooking time worked perfectly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown together the ground beef, onion and jalapeno pepper; drain well.
  2. In a bowl mix together the cornbread ingredients.
  3. Lightly spray a 13 x9 in baking dish with Pam.
  4. Pour 1/2 of the cornbread mixture into prepared dish.
  5. Top with the meat mixture then sprinkle on the cheese to cover.
  6. Pour the remaining cornbread mixture on top.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 45 mins or until the top is lightly browned.

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