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Saturday, November 08 2014
  • 1      medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1      medium green sweet pepper, chopped
  • 3      cloves garlic, minced
  • 2    tablespoons   olive oil
  • 1    pound   uncooked ground turkey
  • 3    tablespoons   chili powder
  • 1    tablespoon   ground cumin
  • 1/4   teaspoon   cayenne pepper
  • 1    15 ounce can  black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1    14 1/2ounce can  diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1    cup   bottled salsa
  • 2    16 ounce tubes  refrigerated cooked polenta
  • 2    cups   shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2/3   cup   chopped fresh tomato
  • 1/4   cup   snipped fresh cilantro
Preheat oven to 375 degree F. In a 12-inch skillet cook onion, sweet pepper, and garlic in 1 tablespoon hot oil until tender. Add turkey, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne. Cook until turkey is no longer pink, stirring to break up the meat. Add beans, undrained canned tomatoes, and salsa. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer gently, uncovered, 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, grease a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Cut 1 tube of polenta into 1/2-inch cubes and press evenly into prepared baking dish. Halve remaining polenta lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices; set aside. Sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over polenta in dish. Top with meat mixture. Arrange sliced polenta over meat; sprinkle with remaining cheese and fresh tomato. Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 264, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 47, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 24, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 5, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 16, vit. A (IU) 1117.58, vit. C (mg) 17.71, Thiamin (mg) 0.06, Riboflavin (mg) 0.16, Niacin (mg) 1.58, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.2, Folate (µg) 16.13, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0.24, sodium (mg) 633, Potassium (mg) 285, calcium (mg) 191.84, iron (mg) 1.8, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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