Best Bites: Cornbread chili bowl

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Even though the weather is cooling down, football Sundays are heating up. Step up your tailgate snack with this delicious cornbread chili bowl, topped with gooey cheese and spices. It's the perfect gameday treat!

The recipe is simple and fun to make!

See the full recipe below!


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup of green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 28oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of red beans
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 1/2 cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Scallions


  1. Cook beef in sauce pan, and toss in chopped red and green peppers with onions.
  2. Sprinkle in garlic and stir.
  3. Sizzle for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Spice it up with cumin, paprika, cayenne and salt and pepper.
  5. Stir, stir, stir!
  6. Toss in crushed tomatoes, red beans and a dash of Worcestershire sauce.
  7. Turn to low heat.
  8. Cover 1-2 hours.
  9. In a seperate bowl, mix in sugar, butter
  10. Whisk, whisk, whisk.
  11. Pour in milk and 2 eggs.
  12. In a seperate bowl, mix in flour, cornmeal, and baking powder.
  13. Sprinkle on salt.
  14. Mix, mix, mix!
  15. Mix eggs and cornmeal together.
  16. Pour batter into greased baking dish.
  17. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  18. Let it cool and cut a well.
  19. Add in chili and sprinkle cheese.
  20. Add a dash of sour cream and chopped scallions.
  21. Dig in!

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