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serving of cornbread casserole on white plate with green onion and bell pepper

Easy Jiffy Cornbread Casserole with Ground Beef

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: main course
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Jiffy Cornbread Casserole is an easy and delicious family-friendly dinner recipe! This loaded ground beef casserole is packed with flavor thanks to Ro-tel, taco seasoning, and lots and lots of cheese and taco toppings!


  • (2) 8 ounce boxes Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 15 ounce can cream style corn
  • 11 ounce can mexicorn, drained
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 15 ounce can Rotel diced tomatoes and chilies
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Mexican cheese, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray a 9 by 13 inch casserole dish with nonstick spray.
  2. Mix together corn muffin mix, milk, and eggs in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add in creamed corn and mexicorn. Set aside.
  4. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add taco seasoning and ⅔ cup water and stir to coat. Add Rotel and simmer 3-4 minutes.
  5. Pour half of the cornbread mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  6. Top the cornbread batter with the beef mixture.
  7. Add half of the cheese over the ground beef mixture and top with remaining cornbread batter.
  8. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving. Top with your favorite taco toppings if desired.

Keywords: Mexican Cornbread Casserole

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