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Mexicali Hamburger Casserole

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole is a mouthwatering, ground beef based dish with a cornbread topping. Recipe enough for 6 large servings.

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole is a mouthwatering, ground beef based dish with a cornbread topping. Recipe enough for 6 large servings.

You can make this Mexicali Hamburger Casserole as hot or not as you wish. I added 1 teaspoon of Dried Crushed Chilies and it was HOT!

I am sure from my recipes lately, you can see I am on a Mexican roll here ! This happens a lot when I am cooking and as I mentioned in a previous post, most of the recipes, which I have made the last couple of days, have been found on-line.

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole is a mouthwatering, ground beef based dish with a cornbread topping. Recipe enough for 6 large servings.

The original recipe, here, was a little confusing in the ingredient part, and also, I could not find Yellow Cornmeal, apparently not a big thing in SA!

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Mexicali Hamburger Casserole is a mouthwatering, ground beef based dish with a cornbread topping. Recipe enough for 6 large servings.

Transfer the meat mixture to the oven dish (step 3 in recipe card)

Ground Beef filling for Mexicali Hamburger Casserole

Top with the Cheddar Cheese – keep 2 – 3 TB aside (step 4 in the recipe card)

Step #4

Combine the Flour, Polenta, Sugar, Salt and Baking Powder in a medium mixing bowl – add the Egg, Milk and Oil – stir well and pour over the Cheddar Cheese (step 5 in the recipe card)

Cornbread batter

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Mexicali Hamburger Casserole

Yield: 6 Servings

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole

Mexicali Hamburger Casserole is a mouthwatering, ground beef based dish with a cornbread topping. Recipe enough for 6 large servings.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Bake Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

FILLING:

  • 1.2 kg Lean Ground Beef ( 3 1/4 pounds )
  • 2 cans (410 g each) Mexican Style Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups Frozen Corn, defrosted
  • 1 t Dried Crushed Chilies (optional or use less)
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, grated, divided

CORNBREAD TOPPING:

  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Polenta, (or Yellow Cornmeal)
  • 1 TB Sugar
  • 1/2 t Salt
  • 1 1/2 t Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg, large, beaten
  • 2/3 cup Milk
  • 2 TB Vegetable Oil

TO SERVE:

  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup Parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Corn, defrosted
  • 1/4 cup Black Olives, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 deg C (350 deg F) – spray a large oven dish with cooking oil
  2. Brown the Ground Beef in a large pan until done – add the Tomatoes, Dried Chilies (if using) and Corn – heat through
  3. Transfer the meat mixture to the oven dish
  4. Top with the Cheddar Cheese. (keep 2 – 3 TB aside)
  5. Combine the Flour, Polenta, Sugar, Salt and Baking Powder in a medium mixing bowl – add the Egg, Milk and Oil – stir well and pour over the Cheddar Cheese
  6. Sprinkle with the remaining grated Cheddar Cheese – bake uncovered for 25 – 30 minutes until the topping has set
  7. Remove from oven, let stand 5 minutes
  8. In a separate bowl, mix the Tomatoes, Parsley, Corn and Olives (if using)
  9. Serve the casserole with the Tomato mixture

Nutrition Information

Yield

6 Servings

Amount Per Serving Calories 738Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 19gCholesterol 232mgSodium 749mgCarbohydrates 30gFiber 3gSugar 6gProtein 67g

Nutrition value is not always accurate

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Serve the casserole with the Tomato mixture.

 

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Isabelle Thornton

Sunday 28th of April 2013

Featuring your recipe on Facebook and my blog tomorrow. Thanks so much for linking! You are the best!!XoIsabelle

Jocie@TheBetterHalf

Wednesday 24th of April 2013

oh man, i totally want to try this! thanks for sharing, Linda!

Printabelle

Sunday 21st of April 2013

Perfect yummy dinner!

Susie @bowdabra

Sunday 21st of April 2013

Thanks for stopping by and linking up one of your awesome projects! Stop by again this week and link up some more cool things!

Have a great week!Susie@bowdabrahttp://bowdabrablog.com

Miz Helen

Saturday 20th of April 2013

Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.Hope to see you soon!Miz Helen

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