Easy Mexican Beef Cornbread Muffins
Ingredients icon 5 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 8 servings.
Time icon 25 to 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Mexican-Style Beef Sausage

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) cornbread muffin mix

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/3 cup low-fat or skim milk

  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Preparation

  1. Prepare Mexican-Style Beef Sausage. Remove from pan.

    Mexican-Style Beef Sausage:  Combine 1 pound Ground Beef, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, 1-1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika, 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder in large mixing bowl mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.  Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

  2. Preheat oven to  350°F. Prepare muffin batter according to package directions with egg and milk.  Fold sausage into muffin batter.

  3. Spray 24 mini-muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.

  4. Divide muffin batter evenly among 24 mini muffin cups, filling cup to top.  Top batter evenly with cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until muffins are cooked through and cheese is melted and golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 254 Calories; 90 kcal Calories from fat; 10 g Total Fat; 4 g Saturated Fat; 4 g Monounsaturated Fat; 73 mg Cholesterol; 490 mg Sodium; 22 g Total Carbohydrate; 2.2 g Dietary Fiber; 18 g Protein; 2.5 mg Iron; 4.2 mg Niacin; 0.3 mg Vitamin B6; 1.6 mcg Vitamin B12; 3.7 mg Zinc; 15.5 mcg Selenium; 23.6 mg Choline;

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