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Tex-Mex Casserole

COOK TIME
30 mins
PREP TIME
15 mins
SERVINGS
4-6
RATE THIS RECIPE
(170)
Tex-Mex Casserole
Tex-Mex CasseroleTODAY
COOK TIME
30 mins
PREP TIME
15 mins
SERVINGS
4-6
RATE THIS RECIPE
(170)

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • pounds ground lean turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 2 10-ounce cans diced tomatoes with green chilis, drained
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained
  • 1 1¼-ounce package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup corn meal, self-rising
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Hot sauce, for serving (optional)
  • Chef notes

    This recipe can do it all. It's great for game day, potlucks, an easy weeknight dinner, a kid-friendly meal … you name it! It's a great go-to when you need something quick, comforting and flavorful

    Swap option: You can substitute grass-fed ground beef for turkey.

    Preparation

    1.

    Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray an 8- by 8-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

    2.

    In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the ground turkey onions and cook until well browned. Drain any excess fat from the skillet and add the tomatoes, beans and taco seasoning mix. Simmer for 5 minutes. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

    3.

    In a mixing bowl combine the corn meal, cumin, milk, oil, egg and cilantro, and blend well. Stir in the cheese and pour the mixture over ground turkey mixture in the baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes.