Combine your favorite Tex-Mex ingredients to make Tamale Casserole. Beef, salsa, beans, cheddar and more combine for our easy-to-make Tamale Casserole.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 cup rinsed canned black beans
1 Tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup creamy wheat (enriched farina) hot cereal (1-min., 2-1/2-min. or 10-min. cook time), uncooked
1/2 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chiles, undrained
2 egg whites
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Brown meat in large skillet; drain. Return meat to skillet. Stir in salsa, beans and seasonings; simmer on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally.
Spread onto bottom of 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in cereal; cook 1 to 3 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Add cheese, chiles and egg whites to cereal mixture; mix well. Spread over meat mixture.
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until golden brown.
Serve with baked tortilla chips and a selection of toppings, such as chopped black olives, chopped onions, shredded lettuce, chopped jalapeño peppers, and BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream. Set up buffet style, dig in and enjoy!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.