A fun way to spice up your fall chili!

Chili Ingredients (or use your own chili recipe):

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 2 8oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 1 15oz. can kidney beans
  • 1 1.25oz. packet of chili seasoning

Cornbread Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal, finely ground
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2tsp. baking soda
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg


  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown ground beef and drain excess fat.
  3. Add tomato sauce, kidney beans, (undrained), and chili seasoning. Bring to a boil and then cover.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Mix all dry cornbread ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  6. Stir together wet ingredients and mix into the dry ingredients.
  7. Spoon 1 cup of chili into four 9oz. ramekins. Spread 1/2 cup of the cornbread batter evenly over each ramekin and place on a baking sheet.
  8. Bake until cornbread is cooked all the way through, about 20-25 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately with cheese and sour cream.