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.
This was awesome blossom! I doubled the beef part and added salsa, took the cornbread part and increased by half. Substituted cream corn with frozen corn. This looked really weird when you put it together. The batter is really thing, but then it just comes together and is crusty on top and perfect. Great recipe.
I chop at least a 1/2 LB of bacon and brown it, when making this cornbread, I use a 1/2 cup of bacon dripping instead of the oil, and sprinkle the bacon into the pan, yeah more calories but so good. I've never browned the onions with the ground beef, they just goes into the baking pan, I got this recipe from Ida Carter a hundred years ago, LOL, she was from Quanah , Texas, she was the best cook ever,
This was a greasy greasy mexican cornbread recipe..way to much oil..disappointed
It works! Cornbread bakes around the meat mixture beautifully.
I made this for my family and my kids loved it!! They came back for seconds and thirds. My husband is not a big corn eater so he just thought it was ok. Next time I may use less corn. I used mozzarella cheese because that's what I had and omitted the jalape?os because my kids don't like them. Excellent recipe that is now in the dinner menu rotation.
Everyone loved this dinner. I put a little enchilada sauce in with the ground beef mixture, and an extra 1/2 tsp. of baking soda in with the cornbread mixture. 45 minutes baking time was just right for a golden finish. This is comfort food and delicious!
I made this and wasn't sure what would go well with it so we had it alone the first night and my husband and I both agreed that soup beans and fried potatoes would go really well with it, so that is what we had the leftovers with the following day. Results: DELICIOUS!!! The only difference that I made to the recipe was to add some minced garlic, chilli powder, cumin, and oregano to the meat mixture. My husband and I enjoyed this dish, but our children did not. They are only 2 and 4 though, and are picky eaters like most kids their age are! I will definately make this recipe again! Thanks for sharing!!!
This is so similar to my mother's recipe. I love it , and the pinto beans on top just finish off the perfect meal. Left overs are the best part!
My momma makes cornbread just like this. It is fabulous. She always makes an extra pan to send home with us kids. Great recipe!