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Chili Cornbread Casserole Recipe Review


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

I love chili and decided to make this chili cornbread casserole for dinner last night for this week's entry in the "What's Cookin', Good Lookin'?" challenge on my maintenance team:

www.eatingwell.com/recip
es/chili_cornbread_cassero
le.html


I followed the recipe reasonably closely but added a jalapeņo and bit more salt in the cornbread mixture (I have low blood pressure and 1/4 teaspoon seemed stingy), threw in a second pepper and used my own chili seasoning blend. The result was quite tasty and I love having all of these flavors together. I was a bit skeptical about using whole wheat flour in the cornbread but it was surprisingly unstodgy. I had some leftovers for lunch today and it reheated very nicely.

Coming in at just under 500 calories a serving, it definitely wasn't bad for a chili meal with beef, cornbread and cheese.

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FIRECOM 2/21/2013 2:37PM

    Yum. Chili is one of my all-time favorite dishes and this will be made this week.

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RUTHXG 2/14/2013 11:10PM

    That sounds SO delicious! I love the idea of baking the cornbread with cilantro (& jalapeņo too!). I think this may have to go into my rotation soon!

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-AMANDA79- 2/14/2013 8:56PM

    Yum!! emoticon

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SLENDERELLA61 2/14/2013 1:19PM

    That looks great and substantially filling. I'm going to have to try it. Thanks for the review.

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MJREIMERS 2/14/2013 12:04AM

    It sound wonderful. I love chili and cornbread!!! I'll have to try it! I love the jalapeņo idea, too! emoticon

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CINDYSDAY 2/13/2013 12:11PM

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YOJULEZ 2/13/2013 11:15AM

    I love cornbread so I like to hear that adding whole wheat to it didn't make it... like you said "stodgy".

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GINGERHAWK 2/13/2013 11:07AM

    Sounds great and it's interesting to know that the wheat flour in the cornbread worked well!

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MERRY_XMAS 2/13/2013 10:59AM

    emoticon for sharing!

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MARTY728 2/13/2013 10:24AM

    Gotta try it.

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KANOE10 2/13/2013 8:35AM

    There is nothing better than cornbread with chili. What a yummy looking casserole. Thanks. emoticon

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NUOVAELLE 2/13/2013 8:13AM

    The whole wheat cornbread sounds like a healthy alternative to other types of casserole toppings. I'm glad the recipe was a success and thank you for the review!


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PMRUNNER 2/13/2013 7:34AM

    Sounds good, thanks for sharing!

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