Tex-Mex Sausage Cornbread Muffins

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 muffins 1x

These Tex-Mex Sausage Cornbread Muffins are packed with flavor! Delicious for brunch, a side dish to dinner or even for appetizers!



  • 1 can RO*TEL Original diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 lb. hot or mild Italian sausage
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 cup dry corn muffin mix
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Start by browning the sausage in a large skillet. Once it’s browned and crumbled, drain on a plate lined with paper towels.
  3. Add the sausage to a large bowl, then add the rest of the ingredients and mix to combine.
  4. Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray and fill each muffin tin to the top.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes until cooked through in the center.

Recipe Notes

This recipe would work great with any flavor of Ro*Tel. Mix it up and see which one you like best! Make sure to keep these muffins in the refrigerator if there happens to be any left!

  • Category: Breakfast / Brunch
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American / Tex-Mex

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