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Starting with a batch of fluffy, golden cornbread waffles that are both sweet and savory. Top them generously with your favorite HORMEL® chili for a hearty, smoky kick. Sprinkle a generous amount of cheddar cheese over the chili for a creamy, melty indulgence.

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2 cups cornmeal mix
1½ cups buttermilk
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
¼ cup melted butter
1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® chili, heated
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Toppings: Shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, diced avocado, sour cream, fresh cilantro leaves


  1. In large bowl, combine cornmeal mix, buttermilk and eggs. Stir in melted butter.

  2. Prepare waffle iron for medium heat.

  3. Cook waffles according to manufacturer’s instructions. Top waffles with warm chili, and cheese. Serve with desired toppings.