Sunday, March 28, 2010

Outside-In Crockpot Tamale Pie

  • 1 lb. extra lean ground beef
  • 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup fat-free chicken broth (I use water + bruillon cube)
  • One 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes with chiles (rotel
  • 1 tbsp Dried, Minced onion (can use fresh)
  • 1/2 cup canned fiesta corn/mexicorn, drained
  • 1/2 cup canned navy beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives, drained (I left this out)
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • Optional toppings: fat-free shredded cheddar cheese, fat-free sour cream, tortilla chips, salsa

  1. Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat on the stove. Brown the beef, drain, and place in the crockpot.
  2. In a bowl, combine cornmeal with broth and whisk thoroughly. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Add cornmeal mixture to the crock pot along with all other ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 3 - 4 hours or on low for 7 - 8 hours.
Makes 4 servings

Calories 257
Fat 4g
Sat Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 66mg
Sodium 1525mg
Potassium 55mg
Carbs 26g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 1g
Protein 29g

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