Mom's Mexican Cornbread

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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1 h 20 m servings 205 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 205 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 11.3 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 491 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  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.


  1. 43 Ratings

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Very Tasty! Here is how I made it: Used Jiffy mix for the cornbread and followed the directions on the box. Added the cream corn to the jiffy mix. Browned and drained the beef. Added a taco s...

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We could not eat this.

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Very Tasty! Here is how I made it: Used Jiffy mix for the cornbread and followed the directions on the box. Added the cream corn to the jiffy mix. Browned and drained the beef. Added a taco s...

This recipe was excellent the first time I made it as is. The second time I made the cornbread as directed but added chopped onions, a bit of jalapeno, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and th...

I like this a lot. I fried the onion and pepper with the ground beef and used lots more cheese. 60 minutes did make it quite brown, so I can see why the other reviewer pulled it after 50, but ...

I used 2 prepackaged cornmeal, mix them seperate and add one jalepeno to each. Put one mix on the bottom of pan, add meat, corn and cheese, then put the other mix as top layer. Makes a "stuffe...

I have been looking for this recipe forever! My mom used to make this quite a bit and I could not find it anywhere. Thanks =)

This was very good. Made this as is, except I took it out of the oven after 50 mins. Took it too a potluck at work, it reheated very well, and everbody loved it. I will make this again for home....

This was a good idea, but I was running short on time and altered it somewhat. I browned the ground beef with onion and green pepper then added some Spanish Gardens taco sauce. I left this mixtu...

Made the recipe with all ingredients and added taco seasoning to the ground beef. Came out great, took to a party and everyone wanted the recipe. I will make it again as I have a request for ne...

I have been looking for a recipe close to one I found years ago in better home and garden an this is the cosest by far-(I lost my cookbook with all my personal recipes) I used green chilies and ...

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