about 8 servings
Makes a great winter dish!
1 Tbs olive oil
1 large sweet onion, diced
1 large green or red bell pepper, seeded and diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb ground beef or turkey
1 tsp salt
1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 14.5 ounce cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 6 ounce can black olives, drained and roughly chopped
2 cups sunshine sweet corn
2 Tbs chili powder
¼ tsp chili pepper
1 tsp ground cumin
½ cup stone-ground corn meal
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray, and set aside.
- Heat oil in large skillet or sauté pan over medium high heat. Add onion and bell pepper, and sauté 4 minutes, or until onion and pepper just begin to soften. Add garlic, beef (or turkey), and salt, and sauté 6–7 minutes, or until no pink remains on beef (or turkey).
- Drain meat, if necessary, and add beans, tomatoes, olives, corn, chili powder, cumin, chili pepper, and corn meal, and stir gently to mix well. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
- Sprinkle cheese evenly over top, and bake uncovered 40 minutes, or until heated through.