Learn how to make Corn-Chip Pie, one of Rita's recipes for pre-diabetes and avoiding soda.

Corn-Chip Pie

Corn-Chip Pie

Ingredients

  • 3 cups corn chips
  • 2 cups white bean turkey chili (recipe below)
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup shredded sharp 2% cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 7x11-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place 1½ cups corn chips in bottom of dish. Spread chili over the corn chips.
  3. Combine pinto beans with Mexican seasoning and spread on top of chili. Pour salsa over chili. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top; sprinkle remaining corn chips evenly on top.
  4. Bake 25 minutes or until casserole is bubbly. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

 

White Bean Turkey Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground turkey breast (use soy veggie crumbles to make vegetarian)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans great northern beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans petite diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 1 tablespoon minced dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • 3 (14.5-ounce) cans reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Cook crumbled turkey in oil in large pan over medium heat until brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.