13 Reviews

I also substituted veggie crumbles from Morningstar for the turkey. We only had enough polenta for the top, it was still delicious! Thank you!

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Mrs. Richards June 10, 2010

WOW! WOW! I halved this recipe and cooked it in a 9" round casserole dish and made it Vegetarian... AWESOME! I changed a few things- Instead of green pepper, I chopped 2 Jalepenos, Regular oil instead of Olive, No Turkey, No diced tomatoes, just 1 thing of Medium salsa instead, and there was no need for cayenne pepper since I subbed the salsa and jalepenos for heat. Also, I didnt do the fresh tomatoes on top, and I used a Cheddar/Jack Mexican mix cheese and my Boyfriend and Mom LOVED it! I will definately make again! Thanks so much.

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RobynLUVs2Cook! January 01, 2010

This was a surprisingly tasty dish! When I looked at the ingredients it didn't seem as though the end result would be anything special. I did make a few changes--so minor that I don't think it would matter. I used ground pork instead of turkey, only used 2 TB of cumin and added 1/4 tsp of ground Jalapeno powder and I left out the green pepper. I topped it with the tomato called for but also added green onions. It came out with lots of flavor and I will definitely be making this again! Thanks for sharing.

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shortcakes December 05, 2008

I made this using Microwave Polenta, microwave polenta. I chilled 1/2 the polenta directly in the pie plate & 1/2 in another pan...same as Chia did. Worked really well. This recipe makes so much, I froze 1/2 for a busy night & it worked out really well. Just put 1/2 the meat/bean/spices mix in a freezer bag. After thawing, the beans were a bit more mushy but otherwise tasted great!

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smidgentigre smith March 12, 2006

A dish the kids will eat always deserves five stars!

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3BoysRule July 11, 2014

This was a lovely, healthy meal and we really enjoyed it. I only put cheese on the top rather than between each layer and used low fat cooking spray rather than oil. We'll definitely make this again! Thanks for posting!

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Shuzbud March 11, 2014

My family likes all these ingredients so I tried it. But it's WAY too much polenta for our tastes and I didn't even use both tubes. Next time I would make thin 1/4" slices for the bottom layer, leave the polenta off the top and I would double the amount of meat from 1 pound to 2. I used ground chicken instead of turkey. Lots of leftovers from our family of 4

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PeggyDarling June 07, 2012

This was absolutely wonderful~!! I followed this recipe to a "T" except I subsituted the meat with Morningstar meal starter because I am a vegetarian. This had so much flavor, my daughter even liked it and she is super picky. I have tons left over and will eat it for lunch and dinner until it's gone! Thanks for sharing this recipe!!!!

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Eating for life March 03, 2010

This was excellent! Very flavorful, easy,unique, and uses one of my favorite ingredients, polenta. I will add this to my regular rotation.

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TaterBug! :) January 11, 2010

I agree with levicah, it is a surprisingly tasty dish. My family loved it!

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NurseAmbre February 04, 2009
Mexican Polenta Pie