Easy Chili Pie
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Makes one 10 inch Chili Pie
Serves: 8
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 2 cans of preferred chili, 16 ounces each
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons of Sriracha or to taste
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, any kind (I used white and sharp cheddar cheese)
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Lightly oil 10 inch skillet. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt.
  4. In a large measuring cup or small bowl, melted butter or vegetable oil, eggs and buttermilk.
  5. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  6. Pour the batter into the oiled skillet.
  7. Bake for 20-22 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine chili, salsa verde, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin and Sriracha.
  9. Chop onion and shred cheese. Set aside.
  10. After about 20 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and remove skillet from oven.
  11. With a fork, poke holes all over the cornbread and pour chili mixture on the top of the cornbread.
  12. Sprinkle onions over the chili mixture and cover with shredded cheese.
  13. Return to oven and bake for about 15 min or until cheese is melted.
  14. Remove skillet from oven and garnish with chopped cilantro.
  15. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  16. Enjoy...preferably with an icy cold beer.
Recipe by I bake he shoots at https://ibakeheshoots.com/easy-chili-pie/