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Upside-Down Tamale Pie

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1 1/2 cups bottled salsa
  • 2 teaspoons salt-free barbecue rub (such as Spice Hunter)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) tube of polenta, diced
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 307
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 8.8 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 3.1 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 28.4 g
  • carbohydrate 27.1 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • cholesterol 59 mg
  • iron 4.1 mg
  • sodium 668 mg
  • calcium 203 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place the beef in a 2-quart casserole. Cover with lid, and microwave at HIGH 8 minutes, stirring after 4 minutes. Drain well. Combine beef, salsa, rub, and beans in dish. Cover; microwave at HIGH 4 minutes or until hot.

  2. Place the polenta in a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Spoon beef mixture on top of polenta, and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at high 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese.