Taco Corn Bread Squares Recipe

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Taco Corn Bread Squares Recipe
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Taco Corn Bread Squares Recipe

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Corn bread makes a delicious crust for this hearty meal from Denise Hughes of Waynesville, Missouri. "I cut it into bite-size squares so it's less messy to eat," she shares. "My family loves it!"
MAKES:
4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:
4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2-1/2 cups cooked Taco-Seasoned Meat (recipe also in Recipe Finder)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

Directions

In a bowl, combine corn bread mix, egg and milk until blended. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Combine taco meat and beans; spread over corn bread. Combine sour cream, 1 cup cheese and onion; spread over meat mixture. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with tomato, lettuce, olives and remaining cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Taco Corn Bread Squares in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p36

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2-1/2 cups cooked Taco-Seasoned Meat (recipe also in Recipe Finder)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  1. In a bowl, combine corn bread mix, egg and milk until blended. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Combine taco meat and beans; spread over corn bread. Combine sour cream, 1 cup cheese and onion; spread over meat mixture. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with tomato, lettuce, olives and remaining cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Taco Corn Bread Squares in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p36

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grannycookie User ID: 5824373 254782
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2016

"I have made this dish several times. It's a hit with all age groups (grandma me to 3rd grader and all in between). I usually make my own cornbread recipe rather than use a mix. I accidentally doubled the sour cream last time and it was even better. Thanks Denise!"

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dorad169 User ID: 2904095 50068
Reviewed May. 30, 2013

"I have made it three times now. One thing I added was the corn bead to the top of the dish also. It is awesome. I love and depend on your page. I also post your recipes with your link to my "Self Transcendence "Page on Facebook. My followers love your recipes too. thanks, Dora"

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Nanonano1 User ID: 6943514 86791
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2013

"I am definitely going to make his recipe soon. Just got the recipe."

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HECUP User ID: 1673411 26773
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"I'VE MADE THIS OVER&OVER MY HUSBAND

LOVES IT. AFTER COMBINE THE HAMBURGER & REFRIED BEANS HAD A LITTLE WATER TO THE MIXTURE FOR IT BE MORE SPREADABLE ON TOP OF THE CORNBREAD.( SINCE REFRIED BEANS IS
THICK)"

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mellison84 User ID: 6751125 86790
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2012

"made this tonight, looked nothing like the picture of course, would double the sour cream, but tasted awesome!"

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Wyobranded User ID: 5657192 24978
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"I like things on the hot side, so I place chopped jalopanos in the cornbread. Way good"

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mwilson101 User ID: 1272496 29644
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2011

"delicious! will try the spicy refried beans next time for a zip. everyone loved it."

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MrsArmyWife User ID: 2234630 70269
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2010

"I never expected this recipe to be such a big hit!! I have made it twice already! Everyone loves this recipe! I didnt change a thing! I cant wait to make it again for my church potluck!"

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