61 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 32
  • 4 Rating Star 12
  • 3 Rating Star 7
  • 1 Rating Star 4
  • 2 Rating Star 4
  • 0 Rating Star 2

Bake these corn muffin-topped beef casseroles in individual portions so everyone gets his or her fair share of the Mexican dinner recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 pound tomatoes, chopped

  • ½ cup pitted olives (such as green, ripe, Kalamata, and/or Nicoise), coarsely chopped

  • ¼ cup water

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 8.5 ounce corn muffin mix

  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese (2 ounces)

  • Pitted olives, coarsely chopped tomatoes, and cilantro leaves (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. In a 12-inch skillet cook beef until browned. Drain off fat. Add chopped tomatoes, the 1/2 cup olives, the water, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through.

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  • Prepare corn muffin mix according to package directions. Divide hot ground beef among four (12- to 16-ounce) casserole dishes. Top with muffin mix; sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

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  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until topping is light golden and cooked through. If desired, top with olives, chopped tomatoes, and cilantro.

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Nutrition Facts

609 calories, 31 g fat (11 g saturated fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 11 g monounsaturated fat), 147 mg cholesterol, 1052 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 32 g protein.

Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

03/24/2014
Great recipe!!! The only changes I made : added some green chili peppers and pinch of taco seasonings to beef, and avocado to Tomatoes and olives as topping. Definitely will be making again!

Most helpful critical review

03/24/2014
Great recipe!!! The only changes I made : added some green chili peppers and pinch of taco seasonings to beef, and avocado to Tomatoes and olives as topping. Definitely will be making again!
61 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 32
  • 4 Rating Star 12
  • 3 Rating Star 7
  • 1 Rating Star 4
  • 2 Rating Star 4
  • 0 Rating Star 2
03/24/2014
Great recipe!!! The only changes I made : added some green chili peppers and pinch of taco seasonings to beef, and avocado to Tomatoes and olives as topping. Definitely will be making again!
08/11/2014
So delicious! I added in a bit of taco seasonings like AlisaC said, and also some crushed red pepper and seasoned salt. I also let the meat mixture simmer for about 30 minutes covered. This was awesome!