Tamale Pie

Use a fork or pastry blender to crumble the firm polenta.


6 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 324
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 9.7 g
Satfat 5.5 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 18.8 g
Carbohydrate 40.6 g
Fiber 6.6 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 881 mg
Calcium 223 mg


1 1/2 (16-ounce) tubes of polenta, crumbled
Cooking spray
2 (15-ounce) cans low-fat turkey chili
1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded sharp cheddar cheese
6 tablespoons bottled salsa
6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream


Preheat oven to 475°.

Place crumbled polenta in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with chili and cheddar cheese. Bake at 475° for 13 minutes or until bubbly. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon salsa and 1 tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream.

Lorrie Hulston Corvin,

Cooking Light

January 2004
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