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Vegan Tamale Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegan Tamale Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Vegan Tamale Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rambleoutdoors

Makes 9 servings



serves 6-12, prep time: 1 hour + 1 hour cook

Recipe Ingredients for Vegan Tamale Casserole

1 cup lentils, rinsed
2 cups water
28 ounce tomato sauce
14 ounce diced or petite diced tomatoes
4 ounces green chilies
14 ounces black beans, rinsed
8 ounces frozen corn or 14 ounces canned corn, drained
1 medium or large onion, chopped
1 cumin, to taste
1 onion powder, to taste
1 garlic salt or garlic powder, to taste
1 oregano, to taste
2 cups cornmeal grits (polenta)
1 ounce water

Recipe Directions for Vegan Tamale Casserole

  1. 1. Combine lentils and water in saucepan and bring to boil. Stir, cover and reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. 2. In a large mixing bowl, combine lentils, tomato sauce, tomatoes, chilies, beans, corn, onion, and spices.

  3. 3. Bring 5 cups water to boil in a saucepan. Mix polenta in 1 1/2 cups cold water. When water in saucepan starts to boil, slowly stir in polenta and water mixture. Reduce heat to medium, continue to stir until polenta thickens.

  4. 4. Pour lentil/tomato mixture into 9 x 13 pan. Pour polenta on top, spreading to cover. Bake about 1 hour, to heat through.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 335.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
438
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
485mg
20%
Potassium
1578mg
45%
Total Carbohydrates
85.6g
29%
Dietary Fiber
21.4g
86%
Sugars
12.8g
Protein
21.5g
Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 9% Iron 39%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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