• 1 lb. ground round
  • 1 can chili hot beans, 15 to 16 ounces, drained
  • 1 cup Southwestern-flavored cornbread stuffing mix
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces jalepeño pepper cheese, shredded (1 cup)
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
30 Minute, Beef


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Combine ground beef, beans, stuffing mix, lime juice and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
2. Spread mixture evenly in 12-inch pizza pan.
3. Bake in 375°F oven 15 minutes to medium (160°F) doneness, until beef is not pink in center and juices show no pink color.
4. Sprinkle with cheese, continue baking 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with green onions; cut into 8 wedges. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.



Preparation Times

Alma Carey, Florida

Cook's Tip: For milder flavor, substitute mild or medium-hot chili beans for chili hot beans. Recipe may be prepared in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Cut into 8 rectangles to serve.