Easy Cheesy Chili Cornbread Muffins
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It really does have chili in the cornbread muffins not just the spices but the real deal and it's super cheesy too!
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Dinner
Serves: 9
  • 1½ cups fine cornmeal
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1½ cups butter milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1lb ground beef/chicken
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Italian herbs
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 1½ cups grated cheese (mozzarella or red cheddar)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  1. Preheat oven to 375oC/190oC
  2. Line muffin pans with paper
  3. In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredient together, then incorporate the buttermilk and add the melted butter and eggs.
  4. In a pan add onions then brown the beef/chicken on high until fully cooked. Remove from heat and drain off excess fat. Place to one side
  5. In a bowl mix together the crushed tomatoes, herbs, hot sauce, paprika and ground pepper.
  6. Add this too the ground beef/chicken until combined.
  7. Fill 18 muffin cups halfway with the batter, then add a tablespoon ground beef/chicken mix, sprinkle with cheese. Then add another tablespoon meat mixture and finish off with more cheese. Add a dash of hot sauce to the top of the cheese. (Optional)
  8. Bake in the oven for 15 mins in oven.
Recipe by Canadian Budget Binder at https://canadianbudgetbinder.com/2015/09/13/chili-cornbread-muffins/