Southeast Dairy Association - cheddar cornbread square


Cheddar Cornbread Squares

Add both flavor and color to basic cornbread with cheese, bell peppers and onions.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6


  • 1 package corn muffin mix, plus ingredients to make mix
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat mild Cheddar cheese, divided
  • Nonstick cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 400˚. Prepare corn muffin mix batter as directed on package.
  • Spray an 8-inch square or round pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pour batter into pan. Bake 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Do not remove cornbread from pan.
  • While cornbread is baking, heat a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add onions and pepper; sauté until soft. Stir in oregano; set aside.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over baked bread; top with vegetable mixture and remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Bake 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Cut into 2-inch squares to serve.


Source of recipe: 3-A-Day of Dairy
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