Hector Sanchez
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
40 Mins
Makes 6 servings

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.

How to Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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

Step 5

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