Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 lb Lean ground beef

  2. 3/4 c Medium salsa

  3. 1 ts Chili powder

  4. 14 oz Red kidney beans, drained -and rinsed

  5. 1/2 c Shredded monterey jack or -

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. -cheddar cheese In bowl, break up beef with fork. Mix in 1/4 cup of the salsa, chili powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/54 tsp pepper. Divide into 8 portions. Place in muffin cups. Press centre of each to form well 3/4 inch deep and 1-1/2 inches wide. Bake in 400F oven for 10 minutes or until firm to the touch and no longer pink. Combine beans and reamining salsa. Spoon into wells. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until beans are hot and cheese has melted. Using two forks, remove from muffin cups. Makes 4 servings. Per serving: 355 calories, 31 g protein, 17 g fat, 18 carbo, very high source fibre and good source iron. This is a fun dish kids will enjoy. Beans and salsa cupped in ground beef muffins and baked under melting cheese. Start the meal preparation by putting potatoes in the oven while you assemble the muffins, then as the muffins bake, grate carrots for a slaw. Origin: Canadian Living, Nov/94. Shared by: Sharon Stevens, Nov/94.


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