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Make the most of your boxed cornbread mix. This Tex-Mex bake is full of hearty ingredients that'll keep everyone full, happy, and healthy. Use ground turkey and low-fat soup and milk to lighten up this hearty casserole.


Credit: Hector Sanchez

Recipe Summary

40 mins
20 mins
Makes 6 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Cook ground turkey in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring often, 5 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Add green onions, and sauté 1 minute.

  • Stir in soup and next 2 ingredients. Bring to a low boil, and remove from heat. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese and 1/4 cup cilantro. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour turkey mixture into a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  • Stir together cornbread mix, 3/4 cup water, 3 Tbsp. cilantro, and remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Pour cornbread mixture over turkey mixture in baking dish.

  • Bake at 400° for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.

  • Note: We tested with Martha White Buttermilk Cornbread & Muffin Mix.