Sunday, May 10, 2009

Chili Pie

1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 small onion, finely chpped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb extra lean ground beef
1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
1 141/2 oz can diced tomatoes
salt
1 15oz can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 8oz box corn bread mix
1 larege egg
1/3 cup milk
1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

1. Preheat oven to 400'. Warm vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add ground beef and cook, stirring to break up meant, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder, tomatoes and 1/2 tsp salt; cook mixture, stirring occasionally, until iquid is almost evaporated, another 5 minutes. Stir in beans and season to taste.

2. White chili is cooking, combine corn bread mix, egg, milk and cheese. Scrape chili into a 9 inch pie plate. Spread batter over chili. Bake until golden, 15-20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes and serve.

Tips: You can use ground turkey or chicken instead of beef. Or use 2 more cans of beans instead of meat. For more of a bit, try pepepr jack cheese insetad of cheddar. Or add a dash of hot sauce to the meat mixture.

2 comments:

Angela Darling said...

oooo... I'd like to try it with the pepper jack cheese. Yum, yum!

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