Oh Soooo Good Asiago-Green Onion Cornbread -- Small Iron Skillet

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Totally thrown together recipe to accompany Seafood Chowder -- Bake in a 7-8 inch iron skillet! PLEASE NOTE: The following items or measurements are not included in the nutritional information / calorie count: bacon fat, asiago cheese. buttermilk cornmeal mix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat (or fat of your choice)
  • 1 large egg
  • 12 teaspoon black pepper (coarsely ground)
  • 1 12 teaspoons sugar
  • 34 cup milk (2% okay)
  • 12 cup green onion (finely minced or snipped with scissors - 4 onions)
  • 12 cup asiago cheese (freshly grated, then packed into 1/2 cup measure, OR cheese of your choice!)
  • 1 12 cups self-rising buttermilk cornmeal mix (White Lily preferred)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Place bacon fat in 7-8 inch iron skillet and heat in preheated oven for 5-7 minutes.
  3. While skillet is heating, combine egg, pepper, sugar, milk, green onion, cheese, and cornmeal mix until well mixed.
  4. Remove skillet from oven and pour hot fat into cornbread mixture, and quickly combine.
  5. Pour cornbread batter into HOT skillet.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes at 450°F.
  7. Remove pan from oven ~ run table knife around edge of pan and lift baked cornbread up onto the blade of the knife to cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing! This will keep bottom of cornbread crisp!
  8. OR ~ Turn baked cornbread onto a wire rack to cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing!
  9. PLEASE NOTE: The following items or measurements are not included in the nutritional information / calorie count: bacon fat, asiago cheese. buttermilk cornmeal mix!