Mom's Mexican Cornbread

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This cornbread containing meat, cheese, peppers, and other ingredients is a family favorite. It's great alone or with a bowl of beans on the side. You may add extra cheese or peppers to suit your own taste. If making a double batch, use 1 can of whole-kernel corn and 1 can of cream-style corn.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 egg

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can cream-style corn

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9X12 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; cook the ground beef in the skillet until no longer pink. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, stir together the cornmeal, salt, and baking soda. Mix in milk, egg, onion, corn, Cheddar cheese, and jalapeno pepper. Stir in browned beef. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

205 Calories
10g Fat
17g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 205
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 491mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 205mg 4%

* 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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