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Cheesy Cornbread-Topped Chili

This vegetarian chili will have you kicking your boots off.

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Cheesy Cornbread-Topped Chili

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Servings: 6-8


2 cups onion, diced

2 cups celery, diced

2 cups red pepper, diced

2 cups carrots, diced

15 ounces fire-roasted tomatoes

15 ounces red kidney beans

15 ounces chickpeas

15 ounces black beans

15 ounces corn

1 package taco seasoning

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste


1 box cornbread mix, prepared

2 cups Mexican cheese blend



Sour cream


1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.

2. Saute onions, celery, red peppers, and carrots in a pan.

3. Add fire-roasted tomatoes, kidney beans, chickpeas, black beans, and corn.

4. Simmer for 15 minutes.

5. Prepare boxed cornbread mix according to box instructions, then fold in the cheese.

6. Spread cheesy cornbread batter over chili.

7. Bake at 375˚F/190˚C for 20 minutes.

8. Let cool for a few minutes, then garnish with sour cream and cilantro

9. Enjoy!