First Ladies / Tamale Pie

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Offered as part of my Ground Beef Favorites Collection from First Ladies.
This is purported to be the favorite dish of Mrs. Jack Williams, Wife of Governor of Arizona.
I found these recipes in an old cookbook which has no name or any identifying labels.


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Serves:

12 Servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 large
onions
2 small
cloves of garlic
2 lb
lean ground beef
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 Tbsp
crisco (solid shortening)
1 1/2 c
cornmeal
1 1/2 c
water
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
whole kernel corn
1 can(s)
ripe black olives
grated cheddar cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown first four ingredients, using shortening if necessary.
Mix cornmeal and water.
Add remaining ingredients except cheese and cook 3 to 4 minutes.
2
Mix all together; place in roaster in oven.
Cook slowly about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Top with cheddar cheese.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Heirloom