Southwesterners will step up flavor by adding a little chili powder to filling
Cook beef, onion and celery in heavy skillet until beef is browned. Stir in flour. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, until mixture is thickened and bubbling. Stir in seasonings. Cover and simmer until celery is tender, about 15 minutes; stir frequently. Stir in cheese.
Combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Blend together egg and milk. Stir into cornmeal mixture. Stir in butter. Spread over meat mixture in casserole.
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