Fiesta cornbread casserole

This is a Tex-Mex style casserole with a crispy cornbread crust that you can make almost entirely out of your food storage.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Casserole
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Yield 9 1/2 cup (200 g / 7 oz)) servings
Calories 204 kcal


Metric - US Customary


  1. Spray 20 x 20 cm (8 x 8 inch) pan well. Set aside.
  2. Start heating oven to 175 C / 350 F.
  3. Make up 1 batch cornbread mix as per regular directions, pour into pan.
  4. Drain beef and beans. Put in microwave-safe dish. Zap in microwave 2 minutes, covered.
  5. Pour mixture into sieve to drain for a minute.
  6. Take drained mixture, mix with taco seasoning.
  7. Put meat and bean mixture over dough in dollops.
  8. Next, dollop the salsa over the layer of meat mixture.
  9. Scatter the cheese on top of that.
  10. Open the jar of Minnesota Mix stewed tomatoes, spoon all around to cover.
  11. Put into oven.
  12. Bake for 60 minutes.
  13. Let stand 5 minutes out of oven before cutting.