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Country Comfort Casserole

Posted: March 24

Time: 1 hour

Yield: 4 servings

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Kick off your shoes, find a nice spot on the patio, and enjoy a dinner that encourages you to take a load off. Country Comfort Casserole is as relaxing and hearty as it sounds, topped with fluffy cornbread and filled with rich and savory beef and onions. It's got everything you'd want out of a meal, especially when topped with your favorite cheeses or herbs. Country Comfort Casserole will become a go-to when you need to put your feet up and just enjoy life!


For the filling:
1 pound ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 small cloves garlic, minced or pressed
1 (11-ounce) can corn kernels, drained
1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed tomato soup, undiluted
1 cup water
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
For the cornbread topping:
1 (8.5-ounce) box corn muffin mix
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
Optional garnishes:
cheddar cheese, grated, to taste
sour cream, to taste
parsley, to taste
cilantro, chopped, to taste
red onion, chopped, to taste
green onion, sliced, to taste


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2

Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.

Step 3

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef and onion until the meat is no longer pink and the onions are translucent, for about 7-10 minutes.

Step 4

Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Step 5

Drain the fat from the skillet.

Step 6

Stir in the corn, tomato soup, water, chili powder, and salt.

Step 7

Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for about 15 minutes.

Step 8

Transfer the beef mixture to the prepared baking dish.

Step 9

In a medium bowl, stir together the cornbread mix with the egg and milk.

Step 10

Spread the batter over the beef mixture.

Step 11

Bake until golden brown and the topping is cooked through, about 18-20 minutes.

Step 12

Let stand for 5-10 minutes.

Step 13

Serve with your favorite garnishes.

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