Easy Mexican-Style Beef Sausage Cornbread Skillet
Ingredients icon 9 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings.
Time icon 45 minutes

Ingredients

Mexican-Style Beef Sausage

  • 1 recipe Mexican-Style Beef Sausage

  • 12 ounces frozen onion and pepper blend (diced or sliced), thawed, drained

  • 1/2 cup no-salt added canned diced tomatoes with green chilies

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) cornbread mix

  • 1/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk

  • 1 egg

  • 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed, drained

Topping (optional)

  • sour cream, diced seeded tomatoes, sliced green onions and honey

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven according to directions on cornbread mix for cast-iron baking. Prepare Mexican-Style Beef Sausage.  Add onion and pepper mix and tomatoes; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. 


    Mexican-Style Beef Sausage
    :  Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, 1-1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika, 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder in large mixing bowl mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Heat 9-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat until hot.  Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare cornbread mix according to package directions, using milk and egg; fold corn into batter.  Quickly pour batter over sausage mixture in cast-iron skillet, completely covering sausage mixture.  Bake according to package directions or until cornbread is cooked through and golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 427 Calories; 117 kcal Calories from fat; 13 g Total Fat; 4 g Saturated Fat; 6 g Monounsaturated Fat; 91 mg Cholesterol; 715 mg Sodium; 56 g Total Carbohydrate; 6.4 g Dietary Fiber; 21 g Protein; 3.9 mg Iron; 5.6 mg Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 1.7 mcg Vitamin B12; 4 mg Zinc; 18.5 mcg Selenium; 98.6 mg Choline;

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