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Hot Tamale Pot Pie

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Hot Tamale Pot Pie
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6
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Treat your family to this cheesy Mexican pot pie that features chicken, Progresso® beans, Old El Paso® salsa verde and polenta - perfect for dinner.
Updated Jun 24, 2013

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ salsa verde
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 roll (1 lb) refrigerated polenta, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, salt and pepper in oil 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove with slotted spoon to bowl. In same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Cook onion in oil 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add garlic and cumin; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 3
    Return chicken to skillet, discarding any juices in bowl. Stir in beans, salsa and 2 tablespoons of the cilantro. Heat to boiling; remove from heat. Spoon into baking dish. Arrange sliced polenta over hot chicken mixture. Sprinkle evenly with cheeses and remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro.
  • 4
    Cover; bake 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 5 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Salsa verde, which means “green salsa,” is typically made from tomatillos, green chiles and cilantro.
  • tip 2
    Look for rolls of prepared polenta in the refrigerator case in the produce section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

370 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 28g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
980mg
41%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
3g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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