Corn Pone Pie

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“Except for the time to simmer this dish, it is really very easy to make! My mom used to make this. It is supposed to serve 6, but my husband and I think it only serves 3! The corn bread recipe is good all by itself, as is the Chili con Carne. This one can easily be doubled. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare the Chili con Carne first, since it will simmer for one hour:
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet.
  3. Slice onion and add to hot oil.
  4. Add ground beef and minced garlic.
  5. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes (or till brown).
  6. Add kidney beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, optional cayenne pepper, and cloves.
  7. Simmer for an hour, or until thick.
  8. Salt and paprika to taste.
  9. Corn Bread: Sift together the corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  10. Mix in milk, eggs, and butter.
  11. Now to build the pie!
  12. In a 1.
  13. 5 quart casserole dish, pour the Chili con Carne and spread on bottom.
  14. Pour Corn Bread batter over the top to cover the Chili.
  15. Be careful not to get too much of the chili mixed with the batter.
  16. Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.

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