Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Taco Corn Bread Casserole

A Mexican casserole that includes corn bread?  Sign me up!  This was very easy to make and was very good comfort food!  I did the meat a little bit different because she had already prepared taco meat and I didn't (my changes are in the recipe below), but I think it turned out great!

Taco Corn Bread Casserole
From: Debbie Does Dinner (via Pinterest)
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 35 min

1 package corn bread mix
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
1 lb ground beef
1 packet taco seasoning
1/3 cup salsa
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup sour cream, light
1 cup shredded cheese - I used Mexican 4 cheese
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 cup shredded lettuce
1 can black olives, sliced (optional)
1 avocado, cubed (optional)

1. In a large bowl, combine the corn bread, egg and milk until blended.  Spread into an 8x8 pan sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

2.  While corn bread is baking, brown taco meat.  Add taco seasonings, 1/2 cup of water and salsa and black beans.  Let simmer until corn bread is done baking. Add more salsa if desired.

3. In a separate bowl, combine sour cream, 3/4 cup cheese, and onion.  When corn bread is done baking take out of oven and spread meat mixture over bread, then spread sour cream mixture over beef.

4. Put dish back in the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until heated through.  Sprinkle with tomato, lettuce, cheese, and olives and avocado if desired.


Ashley's Cooking Adventures said...

Yum, I have something similar on my blog but it didn't include lettuce and avocado on top. Yours looks delish!

Mira Conklin said...

Hey Beth! Thanks for sharing this! We decided to make it for a potluck we are going to this evening, but we're making some substitutions to make it vegan. Can't wait to try it! Hope you're well,

Jacki said...

I'm planning to try this one this week! Did you have any leftovers and does it reheat ok? I'm worried the sour cream will get kinda gross. (And I'll only put the avocado on the part we plan to eat immediately.)

Elizabeth said...

I did have leftovers and we had them the next night for dinner. The sour cream was just fine, although the lettuce was a little wilty so I would probably leave that off with the avocado. Don't know if I would reheat it more than once though or wait to long to have the leftovers.

Jacki said...

Ok, thanks! I'm planning to make it tomorrow. I'll let you know how it turns out. :)


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