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Chili vs. Cornbread Bake
Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
30 minutes
Servings
12 servings
  • This Chili vs. Cornbread Bake is a unique two-in-one dish that is perfect for group entertaining and would be perfect for fans watching games! Tender golden cornbread with jalapeños blended in meets a Mexican-inspired chili. This is a fun new way to enjoy two favorite recipes in one dish.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 packet (1.4 ounces) taco or chili seasoning mix
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15 1/4 ounces) no-salt added whole-kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 2 boxes (8.5 ounces each) dry corn muffin mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles, undrained
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
MAKE IT
Step 1
Preheat oven to 400° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Step 2
Cook beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in chili seasoning, tomato sauce, corn, beans and 3/4 cup evaporated milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
Step 3
Combine corn muffin mix, remaining evaporated milk, eggs, chilies and 1 cup shredded cheese in medium bowl; stir until just moistened. Spread mixture over meat filling. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
Step 4
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
VARIATIONS
Substitute 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
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