Healthy Cornbread-Topped Chili Pot Pies

Dec 15 2015

It's Getting a Little Chili…

Perfect portions and a cornbread topping make chili even more appealing. And with the temperatures dipping low, a batch of these vegetarian-friendly pot pies will warm you right up!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cornbread-Topped Chili Pot Pie Recipe

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1/6th of recipe (1 pot pie): 168 calories, 3g total fat (1g sat. fat), 410mg sodium, 30.5g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 9.5g sugars, 5.5g protein

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes



1 cup chopped portabella mushrooms

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped bell pepper

1/4 cup seeded and chopped jalapeño pepper

1 cup seeded and chopped tomato

2 cups canned crushed tomatoes

1/2 cup frozen sweet corn kernels

1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

2 tsp. chopped garlic

2 tsp. chili powder

1/2 tsp. ground cumin



Half of an 8.5-oz. package (about 3/4 cup) cornbread/corn muffin mix (like the kind by Jiffy)

1/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray six 8-oz. ramekins (each about 3 1/2" in diameter) with nonstick spray, and place on a large baking sheet.

Bring a medium pot sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, and jalapeños. Cook and stir for 4 minutes. Add chopped tomato. Cook and stir until mostly softened, 2 - 4 minutes.

Add remaining chili ingredients to the pot. Cook and stir until well mixed and bubbly, about 1 minute.

Distribute chili among the ramekins.

In a medium bowl, combine topping ingredients with 1 1/2 tbsp. water. Stir until uniform. (Batter will be thick.)

Evenly dollop cornbread batter into mounds on top of the chili, and flatten with the back a spoon.

Bake until cornbread is firm and lightly browned and filling is hot, 18 - 20 minutes.


HG Tip: Like your chili extra spicy? Leave in the seeds when you chop up your jalapeños.

SmartPoints® FYI: We follow the same method as Weight Watchers when calculating the SmartPoints® value for a recipe: We don’t factor in the calories, sugar, etc., from most fruits and veggies, since those ingredients have a SmartPoints® value of 0. So if you see a recipe here with a SmartPoints® value that's lower than what the calculator tells you, now you know why!

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