Deep-Dish Mexican Cornbread Pizza

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Meat, beans, and cheese on top of skillet-baked cornbread. Easy and filling!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (8.5 ounce) packages cornbread mix (such as Jiffy®)

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, divided

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ½ cup frozen corn

  • 1 (14 ounce) can refried beans

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Mix cornbread mix, milk, and eggs together in a bowl. Pour into a lightly greased, nonstick oven-proof skillet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until center is set, about 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, cook and stir ground beef in a skillet until hot and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; saute until onion is translucent. Add 1 can of tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Stir in frozen corn.

  5. Mix refried beans and remaining can of tomatoes in a separate bowl. Spread over the baked cornbread. Top with the beef mixture and cover with Cheddar cheese.

  6. Return to the oven until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

750 Calories
33g Fat
83g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 750
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 13g 64%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 1703mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Dietary Fiber 12g 44%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 42mg 208%
Calcium 343mg 26%
Iron 7mg 36%
Potassium 867mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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