Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.



Mexican Cornbread Casserole is a hearty weeknight dinner recipe the whole family will love.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

This tasty dish is packed with flavor from the taco seasoning and Rotel but is not overly spicy.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

This ground beef casserole recipe takes just under an hour from start to finish and serves six people.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

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To make this cornbread casserole, I started by dumping a pound of lean ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.

raw ground beef in a saute pan

I crumbled the ground beef well as it cooked.

ground beef cooking in a saute pan

Once the ground beef was fully cooked, I drained the grease from the pan.

cooked ground beef in a saute pan

Then I reduced the heat to medium and added a can of creamed corn, a can of corn kernels and a can of Rotel to the pan.

creamed corn, corn and Rotel on top of cooked ground beef in a saute pan

I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

ground beef, corn and rotel mixture in a saute pan

Then I added some taco seasoning, salt, pepper and onion powder to the pan.

spices on top of ground beef mixture in a saute pan

I stirred well again and left the mixture to simmer and thicken for 5 minutes.

ground beef, corn and rotel mixture in a baking dish

After 5 minutes, I removed the pan from the heat and added some shredded Mexican cheese blend.

shredded cheese on top of ground beef mixture in a saute pan

I stirred until the cheese was melted.

cheesy ground beef mixture in a saute pan

Then I dumped the mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

cheesy ground beef mixture in a baking dish

I dumped two boxes of Jiffy cornbread mix into a large mixing bowl.

jiffy cornbread mix in a mixing bowl

I added some milk and eggs to the bowl.

milk, eggs and jiffy mix in a mixing bowl

I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

cornbread batter in a mixing bowl

Then I poured the cornbread batter over the ground beef mixture in the baking dish.

cornbread batter on top of casserole in a baking dish

I placed the dish in the oven and baked the casserole until the cornbread was just starting to brown on top.

cornbread on top of casserole in a baking dish

Then I removed the dish from the oven and sprinkled some more shredded cheese on top of the cornbread.

shredded cheese on top of cornbread in a baking dish

I returned the casserole to the oven and continued baking until the cheese on top was completely, melted.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

Then I removed the dish from the oven and allowed the casserole to sit for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

This cheesy ground beef casserole topped with cornbread is the perfect comfort food.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious ground beef casserole recipe, then you need to try this Mexican Cornbread Casserole!

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Mexican Cornbread Casserole:

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 14.75 oz cream style corn
  • 8.75 oz canned corn
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 17 oz Jiffy cornbread mix (2 boxes)
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2/3 cup milk

How to Make Mexican Cornbread Casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Dump the ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  4. Once the ground beef is fully cooked, drain the grease from the pan and reduce the heat to medium.
  5. Without draining any of the cans, add the cream style corn, canned corn and Rotel to the pan.
  6. Stir all of the ingredients together well.
  7. Add the taco seasoning, salt, pepper and onion powder to the pan.
  8. Stir well and leave to simmer and thicken for 5 minutes.
  9. After 5 minutes, remove the pan from the heat and add 2 cups of the shredded cheese to the pan.
  10. Stir until the cheese is melted.
  11. Dump the mixture into a greased 9 x 1 3 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  12. Pour the cornbread mix into a large mixing bowl.
  13. Add the eggs and milk to the bowl with the cornbread mix.
  14. Stir until no large chunks remain.
  15. Pour the cornbread batter over the ground beef mixture in the baking dish.
  16. Place the dish in the oven and bake the casserole until the cornbread is starting to brown on top. 17-20 minutes.
  17. Remove the dish from the oven and sprinkle the remaining cup of shredded cheese on top of the cornbread.
  18. Return the dish to the oven and continue baking until the cheese on top is completely melted. 4-5 minutes.
  19. Remove the casserole from the oven and allow it to sit for a few minutes before scooping and serving.
  20. Enjoy!

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Yield: 6 people

Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with corn, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, taco seasoning and shredded cheese all topped with Jiffy cornbread.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 14.75 oz cream style corn
  • 8.75 oz canned corn
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 17 oz Jiffy cornbread mix (2 boxes)
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2/3 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Dump the ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  4. Once the ground beef is fully cooked, drain the grease from the pan and reduce the heat to medium.
  5. Without draining any of the cans, add the cream style corn, canned corn and Rotel to the pan.
  6. Stir all of the ingredients together well.
  7. Add the taco seasoning, salt, pepper and onion powder to the pan.
  8. Stir well and leave to simmer and thicken for 5 minutes.
  9. After 5 minutes, remove the pan from the heat and add 2 cups of the shredded cheese to the pan.
  10. Stir until the cheese is melted.
  11. Dump the mixture into a greased 9 x 1 3 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  12. Pour the cornbread mix into a large mixing bowl.
  13. Add the eggs and milk to the bowl with the cornbread mix.
  14. Stir until no large chunks remain.
  15. Pour the cornbread batter over the ground beef mixture in the baking dish.
  16. Place the dish in the oven and bake the casserole until the cornbread is starting to brown on top. 17-20 minutes.
  17. Remove the dish from the oven and sprinkle the remaining cup of shredded cheese on top of the cornbread.
  18. Return the dish to the oven and continue baking until the cheese on top is completely melted. 4-5 minutes.
  19. Remove the casserole from the oven and allow it to sit for a few minutes before scooping and serving.
  20. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 782Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 230mgSodium: 1959mgCarbohydrates: 70gFiber: 4gSugar: 18gProtein: 46g

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