Cornmeal Waffles With Spicy Chili Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Moderate

Time: 55 MINUTES

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  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus 1 teaspoon for chili
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 lb lean ground chuck
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper, fresh ground
  • 2 (15 oz) cans ranch-style beans
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15 oz) can niblet corn, drained
  • 1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • cheddar cheese, shredded, for garnish
  • sour cream, for garnish
  • fresh cilantro, for garnish


Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.


In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add milk, oil, and eggs; stirring until smooth. Pour batter onto hot waffle iron and bake in batches. Set aside and keep warm.

Serve with Spicy Chili. Garnish with shredded Cheddar, sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.


Spicy Chili:


In a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, brown ground chuck, until beef is crumbly. Stir in onion, bell pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.


Stir in beans, tomato sauce, corn, diced tomatoes and green chiles. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes uncovered, stirring occasionally.

Cornmeal Waffles with Spicy Chili


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1 Review

Kathy 6/22/2016
I made this when

I made this when it first came out. My family loved it. Guess it's time to make it again!

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