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Overhead bowl filled with cornbread casserole with toppings.

Crock Pot Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Crock Pot Mexican Cornbread Casserole is a delicious family meal made with layers of your favorite Mexican ingredients between layers of real cornbread.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 12 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 720 kcal

Ingredients  

  • 1 lb ground beef browned and drained
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 16 oz can cream corn
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup taco sauce
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup self-rising cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican blend or cheddar cheese
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Instructions 

  • Brown the ground beef, onion, and garlic until the meat is cooked through. Drain well and set aside.
  • In a bowl mix the cream corn, milk, taco sauce, eggs, oil, and cornmeal until combined.
  • Spray the bottom and sides of a 7-quart crock pot with cooking spray or wipe it down with vegetable oil.
  • Pour half of the cornbread mixture into the crock pot.
  • Spread the cooked ground beef, onions, and garlic on top of the cornbread mixture.
  • Spread the can of chilies over the meat layer.
  • Spread 2 cups of shredded cheese over the chilies layer.
  • Pour the remaining cornbread mixture over the filling.
  • Place a double layer of paper towels across the top of the slow cooker.
  • Place the lid on making sure the paper towels do not touch the top of the casserole batter.
  • Cook on high for 2 ½ to 3 hours or until the center is cooked through.
  • Spread 1 cup of shredded cheese over the top of the casserole 20 minutes before it is will be done cooking. Continue cooking until the cheese is melted on top.
  • Top each serving with sour cream and salsa.
  • Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 720kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 1111mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 779IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 488mg | Iron: 3mg
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