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Turkey Tamale Squares

Turkey Tamale Squares

A flavorful ground turkey mixture is served ovr cornbread and then sprinkled with cheese.

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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time


Corn Bread

1 (8- to 14-ounce) package corn bread mix


2 teaspoon vegetable oil

1/3 cup chopped green pepper

1 small (1/2 cup ) onion, chopped

4 ounces ground turkey

1 (15-ounce) can black beans,  rinsed, drained

1 (14-ounce) can tomato sauce

1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix


1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Sour cream



 *Substitute 1 (15 1/2-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed, drained.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Prepare corn bread mix according to package directions for 8-inch square pan.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oil in 10-inch skillet. Add green pepper and onion; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender. Add ground turkey; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in beans, tomato sauce and seasoning mix. Continue cooking over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until mixture is heated through and bubbly.

  3. STEP 3

    Cut hot corn bread into 6 pieces. Place onto individual serving plates; top each with 1/2 cup hot filling. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

Nutrition (1 serving)

370 Calories
13 Fat (g)
55 Cholesterol (mg)
1310 Sodium (mg)
49 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
15 Protein (g)
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