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Upside-Down Cowboy Cornbread

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 8

Why settle for plain cornbread when you can make this beautiful, decadent version loaded with peppers, cheese and bacon? MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

4
slices thick-sliced bacon, chopped (4 oz)
1
large red bell pepper, sliced into 1/4-inch rings
2
pouches Betty Crocker™ cornbread & muffin mix
2
eggs
1
cup milk
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ diced green chiles
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
bunch sliced green onions, greens and whites separated (about 1/2 cup whites and 1/2 cup greens)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch cast-iron skillet, cook bacon over medium-low heat until just crispy. With slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate; set aside. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings; discard or reserve for another use.
  • 2
    Place pepper rings in single layer in drippings in skillet, and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until peppers soften. Remove skillet from heat. Turn peppers, keeping in single layer.
  • 3
    In large bowl, mix both pouches cornbread mix, eggs and milk. Stir in reserved bacon, chiles, cheese and green onion whites.
  • 4
    Gently pour batter over pepper rings. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center of cornbread comes out clean.
  • 5
    Run knife around edge of cornbread. Let cornbread cool 10 minutes.
  • 6
    Place plate over skillet, and carefully flip over. Remove skillet. Cut into 8 wedges. Top with green onion greens.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with all your favorite Mexican toppings, from sour cream and salsa to cilantro and pickled jalapeños.
  • Want to spice things up? Substitute pepper Jack cheese for the Cheddar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Potassium
230mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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