Black Bean Tamale Bake

Black Bean Tamale Bake

A version of a few of my favorite Mexican-flavored dishes combined and cooked in one skillet.


264 calories; protein 13.8g; carbohydrates 25.2g; fat 12.4g; cholesterol 29.5mg; sodium 636.6mg.

prep:15 mins

cook:1 hr 10 mins

additional:15 mins

total:1 hr 40 mins

Servings:8

Yield:8 servings


Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ears corn, kernels cut from cob
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped (Optional)

How to Make It

1. Step

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

2. Step

Heat oil in a cast iron skillet until shimmering. Add onion, green pepper, and salt. Cook and stir until soft, about 5 minutes. Add ground chuck and garlic; cook until meat is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain fat if desired. Add beans, chile cooking sauce, and tomatoes. Cook until sauce thickens slightly, about 5 minutes.

3. Step

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add cornmeal and salt; cook until thick and creamy, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add corn, Monterey Jack cheese, and jalapeno. Stir well and spread over meat mixture.

4. Step

Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden and filling is bubbling, about 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand for 15 minutes before serving.


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