Pumpkin puts a seasonal spin on an American classic, tamale pie. Here, it's combined with layers of rich ground beef, hearty veggies, and a down-home cornbread topper.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Pumpkin Black Bean Bake

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In large skillet cook ground beef, pumpkin, and onion over medium heat until meat is browned and onion tender, breaking up ground beef with spoon; drain fat. Stir in black beans, corn, chiles, and salt. Heat through. Stir in broth and cream cheese until blended. Transfer mixture to 2-1/2-quart baking dish.

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  • In medium bowl stir together corn muffin mix, egg, milk, and Pumpkin Puree until just combined. Spoon over beef mixture.

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  • Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into topper comes out clean. Serve with Jalapeño-Olive Relish.

Nutrition Facts (Pumpkin Black Bean Bake)

524 calories; 26 g total fat; 10 g saturated fat; 106 mg cholesterol; 924 mg sodium. 51 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 25 g protein;

Jalapeño-Olive Relish

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  • In small bowl combine green olives, jalapeño peppers*, cherry tomatoes, and cilantro.

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Tips

*Hot chile peppers contain oils that can burn skin and eyes. When working with them, wear plastic or rubber gloves.

Reviews (1)

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
11/03/2014
This looks like a great fall dish. I used this in my November real food meal plan.