Brown beef in a nonstick skillet. Add onions and garlic and cook,
uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add beans, tomato sauce, black olives, chili powder, and Tabasco
sauce, and stir to combine. Transfer bean mixture to a 10x 10-inch (25x25cm) casserole dish
that has been sprayed with vegetable oil cooking spray.
Combine cornmeal, water, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring mixture
to a boil, stirring constantly. Continue cooking and stirring until mixture is thick (about 10
Ladle cornmeal over meat and bean mixture and flatten with a spoon.
Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes.
Remove from oven and sprinkle grated cheese over the top.
Return to oven and cook for another 10 minutes, until the cheese
* Allergy notes: The egg protein lysozyme is an unlabeled additive in
some cheeses. People allergic to eggs should eliminate any cheese in this recipe.
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories from Fat 78 (27%)
% Daily Value*
13%Total Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using
nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual
nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by
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