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Green Chile Cornbread

This green chile cornbread is a flavorful side dish. It is an easy-to-make treat that pairs well with your main dishes or soups. Our green chili seasoning adds a boost of flavor to your traditional cornbread recipe. 

green chile cornbread in baking dish ready to serve

Cornbread is a tasty side dish that usually pairs well with soups or main dishes. It is made with cornmeal or cornbread mix and sometimes topped with butter and honey. Sometimes it is fun to add a new twist to the traditional cornbread recipe by adding in some extra ingredients such as vegetables, peppers, or bacon. 

Our green chile cornbread recipe adds cheese, diced green chilies, and our green chili seasoning to create a flavorful experience. It is a super fun, easy, and great recipe for any time of the year. Your friends and family will enjoy this tasty recipe. 

ingredients to make green chile cornbread, monterey jack cheese, milk, cream corn, egg, diced green chilies, oil, cornbread mix, and chugwater chili green chili seasoning

Making the Green Chile Cornbread 

In a large bowl mix together one 15-ounce can of cream corn, 8.5 ounces or 1 ½ cups cornbread mix (We are going to use a homemade cornbread mix for this recipe. Instructions below on how to make the mix.), 1/2 cup milk, 1 large beaten egg, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 4 ounces drained green chilies, 2 tablespoons Chugwater Chili Green Chili Seasoning, and 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese (the Pepper Jack makes the cornbread spicier for those who like more heat). 

green chile cornbread ingredients in bowl ready to mix

Mix until all ingredients are blended together. 

green chile cornbread batter in bowl

How to Make Homemade Cornbread Mix

In a medium bowl combine 1 ⅓ cup flour, 1 cup yellow corn meal, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon baking powder, and ½ teaspoon salt. Mix together and store in an airtight container. This is if you do not have pre-mixed cornbread mix and want to make some from scratch. 

homemade cornbread mix in bowl

Baking the Green Chile Cornbread 

Add green chili cornbread mixture to an 8x8 baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Spread it out evenly in the baking dish. 

green chile cornbread mix in baking dish ready to bake

Bake for 40-50 minutes at 400 degrees or until fully cooked. You can check this by inserting a toothpick into the middle. If it comes out clean and not gooey it is finished. If it comes out gooey then you will need to keep baking the cornbread. 

How to Serve the Green Chile Cornbread 

This easy cornbread recipe is a great side dish that can be paired with your favorite soup or main dish. Serve it with chili, ham and beans, fried chicken, ribs, and so much more. This cornbread recipe is a fun twist on traditional cornbread. You can add some butter to it or eat it as it is. 

green chile cornbread in baking dish ready to serve

green chile cornbread squares on plate ready to eat

Here are some of our favorite Chugwater Chili recipes that this side dish goes well with. 

Now that you have learned a fun new recipe using our green chili seasoning here are a few others you should try. 

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