This Easy Mexican Cornbread Casserole is Low Carb, Gluten Free, Grain Free and one of the most comforting and satisfying meals you can make for your family!
With a layer of cornbread as the base, a mixture of spices with organic grass fed ground beef and another layer of cheesy cornbread on top, this scrumptious meal is not only a family friendly one but simple enough for any busy weeknight! It’s also easy to make ahead, freeze and thaw for when life gets crazy and you need dinner on the table fast.
When I think of comfort foods, it always comes back to some form of bread for me. I am an Italian and grew up on carbs, so when I began eating low carb that was certainly something I missed. But it’s also made me work really hard to make over traditional recipes and turn them into low carb wonders, like my Grain Free Low Carb Cornbread.
Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef is always on the menu for my family on a weekly basis. I love making comforting meals using ground beef, like my Bacon Cheeseburger Cauliflower Casserole, and my Bacon Cheeseburger Calzone made with my Fathead Low Carb Dough!
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Mexican Cornbread Casserole (Low Carb, Gluten Free)
- 2 lbs ground beef Butcher Box, organic, grass-fed
- 1 cup onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- chili powder optional
- 1 1/2 cups homemade salsa
- 2 cups cheddar cheese Mexican-style, shredded
Cook the ground beef in a large skillet with the onion and garlic until no longer pink.
Add the cumin, salt, pepper, salsa and chili powder if using. Stir together. Set aside.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F while you make the cornbread.
Add all the cornbread ingredients to a stand mixer and blend until well combined.
Grease a 9 by 13 baking dish and spread a thin layer, about one third of the cornbread mixture over the bottom of dish.
Pour the ground beef mixture over the cornbread layer. Sprinkle 1 cup of the shredded cheese over the meat.
Spread the remaining cornbread mixture over the meat and top with remaining shredded cheese.
Cover and bake for 15 minutes. Remove cover and bake an additional 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly for about 10 minutes before serving.
Enjoy with toppings: sour cream, jalapenos, salsa, cheese, olives
Net Carbs: 6g
Disclaimer: I received a free ButcherBox to review, however this recipe has not been compensated. I will make a small commission if you order ButcherBox through the above links I have provided. All opinions are 100% my own and always will be.