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Cornbread Skillet Chili

Cornbread Skillet Chili

A delicious meat and black bean chili cooked in a cast iron skillet then baked under a bed of cheesy cornbread!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Tex-Mex
Servings 6


  • 12 inch Cast Iron Skillet


  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ Red Onion diced
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 15oz can Black Beans drained
  • 1 14oz can Sweet Corn drained
  • 1 28oz can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 4oz can Diced Jalapenos
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 pkg Corn Bread Mix plus ingredients to complete
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 8 oz Sour Cream


  • In a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add oil, onion and garlic. Let cook for 3 minutes then add ground beef. Cook and crumble until no longer red.
  • Preheat oven to 400degF.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Add in corn, black beans, crushed tomatoes, jalapenos, chili powder, cumin, salt, and red pepper flakes. Stir to combine.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine ingredients as directed on the corn bread mix. Add in cheese and stir to combine. Spoon cornbread mix over chili and spread to an even layer. Cover with foil. Bake for 45 minutes.
  • Remove foil and cook another 5 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for at least 5 minutes before spooning out. Serve with dollop of sour cream on top.
Keyword black beans, cheese, chili, chilies, corn bread, ground beef, ground beef recipes
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