Chili Casserole

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Ingredients

  • 1 (6 ounce) box chicken flavor stuffing mix (with separate seasoning packet inside)
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup thawed frozen sweet corn
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • Sour cream for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a greased 2-quart casserole, combine the stuffing mix, stuffing seasoning packet and water. Press evenly into the bottom of the casserole; set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and onion over medium-high heat.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in the chile, 1 cup of the cheese, the corn and olives.
  6. Spoon over the stuffing in the casserole.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes or until heated through.
  8. Serve topped with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese and dollops of sour cream, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings