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Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner

You will love how easy this Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner is to make and your family will love the flavor and ask for it again and again! A hearty and inexpensive meal in about 30 minutes… WIN!

 

Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner Recipe

 

Ingredients:

2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey

2 packages Taco Seasoning Mix

2 cans (16oz) tomato sauce

1 can kidney beans

1 package corn muffin mix

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1/4 cup sliced green onions

1/4 cup of minced cilantro

 


 

Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner Recipe

 

In a large skillet add your ground beef

Cook on medium-high heat

Once the meat is cooked drain the fat using a strainer.

Add in the seasoning mix, tomato sauce, and beans.

 

Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner Recipe

 

Stir to combine

 

Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner Recipe

 

In a medium bowl add your cornbread mix and follow directions as stated on the box.

DO NOT BAKE

Drop ice cream scoops of batter over meat mixture.

Cover.

Cook with a lid and cook over medium-low heat.

Cook for 20 minutes.

Top with cheddar cheese.

Cook on low heat until cheese is melted.

Garnish with green onions and cilantro

 

Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner Recipe

 

It seriously doesn’t get much easier than this. You can even experiment and change this up using different add-in ingredients such as veggies or jalapenos and by changing the type of beans you use.

 

You might also enjoy these quick meals:

Easy Chicken Noodle Skillet Meal

Easy Skillet Lasagna

Rosemary Butternut Chicken Skillet Dinner

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Salted Caramel Stuffed Deep Dish Cookie

 

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Easy Mexican Cornbread Skillet Dinner

  • Author: Tracy Iseminger
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 30

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey
  • 2 packages Taco Seasoning Mix 1 mild and 1 spicy
  • 2 cans (16oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 package corn muffin mix
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • !/4 cup of minced cilantro

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet add your ground beef
  2. Cook on medium-high heat
  3. Once the meat is cooked drain the fat using a strainer.
  4. Add in the seasoning mix, tomato sauce and beans.
  5. Stir to combine
  6. In a medium bowl add your corn bread mix and follow directions as stated on the box.
  7. DO NOT BAKE
  8. Drop ice cream scoops of batter over meat mixture.
  9. Cover.
  10. Cook with a lid and cook over medium-low heat.
  11. Cook for 20 minutes.
  12. Top with cheddar cheese .
  13. Cook on low heat until cheese is melted.
  14. Garnish with green onions and cilantro

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 448
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 451
  • Fat: 23
  • Saturated Fat: 9
  • Unsaturated Fat: 11
  • Trans Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 33
  • Protein: 26
  • Cholesterol: 85

 

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About the author

Tracy Iseminger

Tracy is a busy mother and social media junkie. Her adventures in cooking led her to create Daily Dish Magazine. She has a passion for travel and wine. You can find her writing at Back Porch Somm as well. She works with a local digital marketing agency and as a Dental Hygienist, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

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