Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), whoandnbsp;may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.
Serve this dish alone or add some vegetables on the side. This high-calorie meal tastes even better the next day.andnbsp;
Prep time: 75 minutes
What you need:
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup onion, chopped
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 pound ground beef
- 16-ounce can red kidney beans, drained
- 14-1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- 8-1/2-ounce boxandnbsp;cornbread mix
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 8-1/2-ounce can creamed corn
What to do:andnbsp;
- Preheat oven to 350anddeg;F (176anddeg;C).
- In medium skillet, sauté onion and garlic in vegetable oil over medium heat. Cook approximately 10 minutes until tender, but not brown.
- Add cumin, chili powder, cocoa, and cinnamon to skillet.
- Add ground beef and cook at medium high heat. Cook meat until browned.
- Add red kidney beans and tomatoes to meat mixture and remove from heat.
- Spoon beef mixture into a greased 2-quart casserole dish.
- Spread shredded cheddar cheese on top of meat.
- In a separate bowl, mix cornbread mix, milk, egg, sour cream, and creamed corn together.
- Pour cornbread batter over top of meat and cheese. Spread batter evenly.
- Bake for 40 minutes or until top of cornbread is golden brown.andnbsp;
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
- 750 calories
- 33g protein
- 46g fat
- 1162mg sodium
- 370mg calcium
Serving size:andnbsp;1 1/4 cups
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
You can cut this recipe in half and make cornbread muffins with the leftover batter.