Mexican Polenta Pie

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a skillet cook onion, sweet pepper,and garlic in 1 tablespoon hot oil until tender.
  • Add turkey, chili powder, cumin and cayenne.
  • Cook until turkey is no longer pink, stirring to break up meat.
  • Add beans, undrained tomatoes and salsa.
  • Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  • Simmer gently 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, grease a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Cut 1 tube polenta into 1/2-inch cubes; press evenly into prepared baking dish.
  • Halve remaining polenta lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices; set aside.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup of cheese over polenta in dish.
  • Top with meat mixture.
  • Arrange sliced polenta over meat; sprinkle with remaining cheese and fresh tomato.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Let stand 15 to 20 minutes before serving.
  • Makes 12 servings.
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