The Love Chef



            1½ pounds ground lean turkey
            ½ cup chopped onions
            2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilis / drained
            1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
            1 (1¼ ounce) package taco seasoning mix
            1 cup corn meal, self-rising
            1/8 teaspoon cumin
            ¾ cup milk
            2 tablespoons olive oil
            1 large egg
            1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
            1 cup shredded cheese

Optional: Add hot sauce, if desired

Preheat oven to 400°F

Sauté ground turkey with onions in a large skillet until well browned. Drain excess fat. Add tomatoes, beans and taco seasoning mix . Simmer for 5 minutes; pour into 8" square baking dish which has been sprayed with olive oil, cooking spray, or greased.

In a mixing bowl combine corn meal, cumin, milk, oil and egg, cilantro; blend well. Stir in cheese. Pour mixture over ground turkey mixture in baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes.


“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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