Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie

Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie

Dive into a Southern feast with this soul-warming Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie! Imagine:

  • Savory ground beef sizzling with chopped onion, releasing a mouthwatering aroma that fills your kitchen.

  • A rich, smoky chili sauce is bubbling away, infusing the pan with tangy tomato, bold chili powder, and a hint of Worcestershire sauce.

  • Tender kidney beans nestled in the sauce, adding a hearty, earthy counterpoint.

  • A golden crown of fluffy cornbread batter perched atop, promising a sweet, buttery contrast.

  • And finally, the moment of truth: a forkful of this comforting dish, where the savory meat, spicy sauce, creamy beans, and sweet cornbread harmonize in a symphony of flavors.

This recipe is the ultimate combination of Southern classics: a hearty chili base and fluffy cornbread topping. It’s:

  • Perfect for a crowd: This pie feeds a hungry family or friends.
  • Budget-friendly: Simple ingredients won’t break the bank.
  • Incredibly versatile: Customize it with your favorite chili spices, vegetables, or even cheese.

So preheat your oven, gather your ingredients, and get ready to whip up a legendary Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie! Your taste buds (and your loved ones) will thank you.

Bonus tip: Serve this pie with coleslaw, cornbread muffins, or a dollop of sour cream for an extra Southern touch.

Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie

Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie
A vintage clipped recipe for Hamburger Corn-Pone Pie made with ground beef, chopped onion, shortening, chili powder, salt, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes, kidney beans, and cornbread batter.
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  • 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).

Kitchen Helper 2

Heavy Skillet
9x13 Casserole
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef, Chili, Cornbread


Serves 4.

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