Cheddar Cornbread with Jalapeño Popper Schmear

serves 6

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • Info
    1 oz. Butter
  • 0.7 oz. Diced Jalapeño Pepper
  • Info
    4 oz. Sour Cream
  • ½ tsp. Cilantro Lime Pepper Salt
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    3 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 2 Green Onion
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    4 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Info
    12 oz. Corn Muffin Mix

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 8" square casserole dish

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1


    Mince diced jalapeno. In a mixing bowl combine, jalapeno, cilantro lime pepper salt adn cream cheese. Mix together until thoroughly combined. Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate.

  2. 2

    Start corn bread

    in a microwave safe bowl, microwave butter until melted, 30-45 sec. In a mixing bowl combine corn bread mix, ¾ of cheese, sour cream, 1 c water, white part of green onion ¼ tsp salt and melted butter. Stir to throughly combine.

  3. 3

    finish cornbread

    Pour batter into prepared casserole pan. Spread to form an even layer. Top with remaining shredded cheese. Bake in hot oven until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, 18-20 min.

  4. 4

    make schmear

    In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese and jalapeno and cilantro lime pepper salt. Stir to thoroughly combine. Set aside.

  5. 5


    Wait 10-12 min for cornbread to cool before cutting. Top with jalapeno popper schmear and green onion tops. Bon Appetit!

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