Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Taco Cornbread Bake

Adventures in my Freezer

adapted due to ingredients I had available

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 cup pureed salsa
  • 1 batch corn bread batter (see below)
  • 2 fresh jalapenos, sliced thinly
  • 1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
Cornbread Batter:
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Brown meat; drain. Stir in next 4 ingredients. Pour into 8x12 baking dish.
  3. Prepare corn bread batter:
    Mix dry ingredients, add milk egg and oil, mix just enough to moisten dry ingredients.
  4. Spread over meat. Top with jalapeƱos if desired. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes. Top corn bread with cheese. Bake 5-7 minutes.

Notes: This is a great meal for a weeknight. It's easy, filling, and good.

Liz's Rating: 8.5/10
Tim's Rating: 9/10


HaveShoesWillTravel said...

Obviously anything with the word taco in it we're going to have to try.

10yearstogether said...

Again, great photos! I seriously love how you make your recipes sound really easy. Love.

weezermonkey said...

I just had a huge meal, and this still looks good to me.

Julie said...

Now that looks super, and it's making me hungry!