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Corny Tacos

 Corny Tacos
My mother received this recipe from a friend in Texas. Unlike ordinary taco fillings, this one-of-a-kind version is baked and includes corn and olives.—Mary Lannen, Milan, Illinois
20 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 can (8-1/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can (6 ounces) ripe olives, drained and chopped
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Chili powder to taste
  • 20 taco shells
  • Toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink;
  • drain. Add the corn, tomato sauce, milk, olives, cornmeal, salt and
  • chili powder. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through.
  • Spoon about 1/4 cupful into each taco shell. Serve with toppings of
  • your choice. Yield: 20 tacos.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 158 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 271 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.