Chili Polenta Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chili Polenta Bake recipe? Learn how to make Chili Polenta Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mallorysanders

Makes 4 servings



Smokey Chili enveloped in crusty cornbread and gooey cheese. Vegetarian friendly if you replace stock with water and use soy cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Chili Polenta Bake

3/4 cup cooked red beans
1 large red onion
1 large orange bell pepper
16 oz whole tomatoes
6 oz tomato paste
2 cups chicken stock
1 tsp cumin
3 tsp chili powder
2 cloves garlic
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
1/2 cup salsa
3 oz parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Chili Polenta Bake

  1. combine onion, pepper, and garlic in a soup pot over medium heat. Cover for five minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato paste, seasoning, and stock. Simmer (heat on low) covered for 30 minutes.

  2. Add 4 cups cooked beans and a squeeze of lime juice. Cook for 15 minutes more, or desired consistency.

  3. Cook polenta. Spread half into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish. Spread 2 1/2 cups of the chili on top. Spoon on the rest of the polenta and smooth. Top with salsa and cover with cheese. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes in a 350 oven.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 494.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
486
Calories from Fat
87
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.7g
15%
Saturated Fat
4.2g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
1298mg
54%
Potassium
1601mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
80.4g
27%
Dietary Fiber
14.4g
58%
Sugars
13.8g
Protein
24.7g
Vitamin A 78% Vitamin C 186%
Calcium 34% Iron 38%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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