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Prep Time 15 minutes,

Cook Time 15 minutes

Country Corn & Southwestern Beef Salsa

A cowboy-style dinner made with thick salsa, polenta, green chilies and cheese.


1 lb ground beef
1 jar (16 oz) prepared thick-and-chunky salsa
1 pkg (1.25 oz) taco seasoning mix

Country Corn
2 cups instant polenta
1 can (4.5 oz) chopped green chilies, drained well
2 cups shredded Mexican or Italian cheese blend



Heat large nonstick skillet over medium until hot.

Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes until internal temperature reaches 160° F on a meat thermometer, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

Pour off drippings.

Stir in salsa and taco seasoning; cook over medium-low 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, prepare polenta according to package directions.

Stir in chilies and 1-1/2 cups of the cheese.

Serve beef mixture over polenta; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

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