Tamale Pie

EL MEJOR NIDO
Tamale Pie
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Easy
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
6 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
17 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
35 min
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.

Ingredients

Step 1

Cook beef, onion and garlic in a large skillet until beef is browned; drain. Stir in enchilada sauce, corn, olives and 1 teaspoon salt.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Combine corn meal, water, evaporated milk and remaining teaspoon 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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

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.

Ingredients

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