Potted Herb Cornbread


  • 8 3-inch lead-free terracotta pots (from any cooking store)
  • Vegetable cooking spray (or vegetable shortening)
  • 3 8.5-ounce boxes of cornbread mix
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley, tarragon, cilantro and chives


  1. Preheat oven to 425º F
  2. Wash pots with soap and water and soak in a pan of water for 10 minutes.
  3. Dry pots and coat with vegetable spray (or with vegetable shortening).
  4. Coat the inside of each pot with flour to prevent bread from sticking.
  5. Place pots on a baking sheet and put pan in the oven to warm.
  6. For cornbread, combine ingredients as instructed on the box.
  7. Mix in parsley, tarragon and cilantro. Add chives last.
  8. Using a ladle, fill pots about ¾ full with batter.
  9. Place pots on baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  10. Allow to cool on a rack and serve right in the pot!