Chili Pie

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 455 calories
    • Calories 213 calories from fat
    • Fat 24 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 78 mg
    • Sodium 1,396 mg
    • Protein 19 g
    • Carbohydrate 41 g
    • Sugar 10 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 197 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1pound Italian sausage (sweet or hot), casings removed
  2. Check 2teaspoons chili powder
  3. Check 1 15-ounce can kidney beans, drained
  4. Check 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
  5. Check 3/4cup jarred salsa
  6. Check 1 8 1/2-ounce box corn bread mix
  7. Check 1 large egg
  8. Check 1/3cup whole milk
  9. Check 1cup shredded Cheddar (4 ounces)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook the sausage, crumbling it with a spoon, until no trace of pink remains, about 7 minutes.
  2. Add the chili powder and cook for 1 minute. Spoon off and discard any fat.
  3. Add the beans, tomatoes, and salsa and simmer for 3 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the corn bread mix, egg, and milk, then stir in the Cheddar.
  5. Transfer the chili to a 9-by-9-inch or 11-by-7-inch 2-quart baking dish. Spread the corn bread batter over the top.
  6. Bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.