1 pound ground beef
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon shortening
2 teaspoons chili powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 cup canned tomatoes
1 cup drained canned kidney beans
1 cup cornbread batter (1/2 standard recipe) or 1/2 package corn muffin mix


Brown meat and onion in melted shortening. Add seasonings and tomatoes. Cover and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Add kidney beans. Pour into a greased casserole. Top with cornbread batter and bake in a hot oven (425-degrees) for 20 minutes.  (When using packaged muffin mix, if the recipe calls for 1 egg, use the whole egg in the half recipe). 

Serves 4. 



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