Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

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A golden cornmeal crust surrounds savory ground beef in a kicky enchilada sauce for a one-dish wonder of a meal. This is perfect for group gatherings or entertaining.

17 mins. to Prepare

35 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

52 mins. Total

Servings: 6

Difficulty: Intermediate


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beef, onion and garlic in a large skillet until beef is browned; drain. Stir in enchilada sauce, corn, olives and salt.

oven to 425° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

COMBINE corn meal, water, evaporated milk and salt in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Stir in chiles. Reserve 2 cups corn meal mixture; cover with plastic wrap. Spread remaining corn meal mixture on bottom and up sides of prepared baking dish.

BAKE for 10 minutes. Cool in dish on wire rack. Spoon beef filling into corn meal crust. Spread reserved corn meal mixture over beef filling.

BAKE for 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for additional 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with jalapeños, if desired.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 6
Calories from Fat371
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 41.3g63%
Saturated Fat 17.7g88%
Cholesterol 125mg42%
Sodium 1862mg74%
Carbohydrates 59g19%
Dietary Fiber 7.9g32%
Sugars 0g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A13%
Vitamin C154%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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