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Cheesy Polenta Pie

Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
30 minutes

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Cook time:
30 minutes

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Servings:
12 cups

Missing ingredients? Substitute 1-2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix for the last 6 ingredients in the filling.

Cook your own dry beans. One can (15 ounces) is about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups drained beans.

One large ear of corn makes about 1 cup of cut corn.

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Cheesy Polenta Pie

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (15% fat)
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 1/2 cups corn (canned and drained, frozen, or fresh cooked)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese

Directions:

1. Brown meat and onion in a large skillet over medium-high heat (350 degrees in an electric skillet). Drain fat.

2. Add beans, tomatoes, corn, 1 tablespoon chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, salt, and pepper.

3. Reduce heat to low (250 degrees in an electric skillet), cover, and heat thoroughly.

4. As chili heats, mix cornmeal, salt, sugar, and 1 teaspoon chili powder with water in a small saucepan.

5. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add cheddar and mix well.

6. Spread cornmeal mixture over chili mixture.

7. Cover and cook over low heat, with lid slightly ajar, until topping is set, about 10 minutes.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Missing ingredients? Substitute 1-2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix for the last 6 ingredients in the filling.

Cook your own dry beans. One can (15 ounces) is about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups drained beans.

One large ear of corn makes about 1 cup of cut corn.

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Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
30 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
30 minutes

Fork

Servings:
12 cups