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If you’re a fan of bold flavors and hearty meals, then this Easy Tex-Mex Casserole is the perfect dish for you. Here are a few reasons why you should give it a try:

Quick and easy preparation: This casserole comes together in just a few simple steps, making it a great option for a busy weeknight meal.

Bold flavors: The combination of ground beef, salsa, and spices creates a savory and slightly spicy flavor that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Versatile: You can customize this recipe to your liking by using different types of salsa or adding in additional ingredients like black beans, diced tomatoes, or jalapenos.

Perfect for feeding a crowd: This casserole can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a large group of people. It’s a great option for potlucks or family gatherings.


1 lb. ground beef (454 g)

1 medium yellow onion, diced

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 tsp ground cumin

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup salsa (I used a corn and black bean salsa – hence the black beans in the photos)

1 can corn (15.25 oz./432 g), drained

1 package cornbread mix (8 oz./227 g)


Preheat your oven to 400F (200C).


In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion, bell pepper, cumin, and salt over medium-high heat until the beef is cooked through and the onions are translucent.

Add the salsa and corn to the skillet and continue to cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Pour the beef mixture into a 9×9 inch (23×23 cm) casserole dish.

Prepare the cornbread mix according to the package instructions and spread it evenly on top of the beef mixture.

Bake the casserole for 20-25 minutes, or until the cornbread is cooked through and golden brown on top.



You can customize this recipe to your liking by using your favorite salsa, vegetables, or spices.

To make this recipe vegetarian, you can substitute the ground beef with a vegetarian ground beef alternative or with diced mushrooms.

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in the oven or microwave.

In conclusion, this Easy Tex Mex Casserole is a delicious and satisfying meal that can be made in under an hour. It’s a great way to use up leftover ground beef and vegetables, and it’s customizable to your taste preferences. With its flavorful combination of ground beef, spices, corn, and salsa, this casserole is sure to become a family favorite. Plus, it’s easy to make ahead of time and freezes well, making it a convenient meal for busy weeknights. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the delicious flavors of Tex Mex in a comforting casserole.


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