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Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Servings - 8 persons


  • 1 large sweet white onion, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1 cups white flour
  • 1 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp white sugar
  • cup cooking oil, such as canola or vegetable
  • cup applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk


  • While the chili is cooking, caramelize the onion slices by adding them to a skillet with the olive oil and sugar. Saute for 5 minutes on high heat, then reduce to low heat and cook for 30 minutes, stirring often.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 F. Prepare the cornbread batter by whisking together all the dry ingredients. Stir in the wet ingredients and let the batter sit for 10 minutes.
  • Once the onions have cooked, gently stir half of them into the batter, and then pour the batter into a greased 913 glass baking dish. Drop the remaining caramelized onions on top of batter.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cornbread is cooked through in the center.
  • Serve Caramelized Onion Cornbread withyour favorite chili!