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Cornbread Beef Bake

Total Time

Print: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


4-6 servings

My friend gave me this recipe one day when I was desperate for a quick yet wholesome meal. When my family knows this is in the oven, they come running!Mary Jane Ogmundson, Danbury, New Hampshire —Mary Jane Ogmundson, Danbury, New Hampshire


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) pork and beans
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) cornbread/muffin mix
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 large egg


  1. In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, ketchup, brown sugar and pepper; mix well. Transfer to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, combine dry cornbread mix, milk and egg just until combined. Spoon over bean mixture.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cornbread comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 393 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 765mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein.

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