Tuesday, May 5, 2009

On My Hearth: Bean Tamale Pie

We'll be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with margaritas and this tasty vegetarian dish tonight!

Bean Tamale Pie

Prep: 15 min.
Bake: 20 min.
Serves: 6
Cost per serving: $1.10

1 8 1/2-oz. package corn muffin mix
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 15-oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
1 15-oz. can corn kernels, drained
1 4-oz. can diced chilies

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare corn muffin batter as package label directs; set aside.

2. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil. Add onion and garlic and saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Add chili powder and cumin; continue stirring 1 minute longer. Add tomatoes, beans and corn; cook for 1 minute, stirring often. Pour mixture into a 9-inch pie dish. Carefully spread corn muffin batter evenly over bean mixture.

3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until top is golden brown. Let cool slightly before serving.

PER SERVING: 326 Cal., 7g Fat (1g Sat), 24mg Chol., 11g Fiber, 13g Pro., 56g Carb., 721mg Sod.


Aisling said...

This sounds yummy. My meat eaters are having chili, but I haven't decided what we vegetarians are eating yet.

It's so nice to see a post from you. I think of you often and hope you are doing alright!

love and hugs,

Rapunzel said...

Aisling, my carnivorous boyfriend devoured it, LOL! It was a big hit, will definitely make this one again.

Thank you for stopping by, I have missed you and blogging, might be almost ready to return to blogland.