Operation Kitchen Tamale Pie

Kellie Parker

By
@Luv2mixitup

found this recipe going thru my grandmas old recipe books this was in her Officers Wives Club Recipe book back in 1958 with my grandma's name on it.I remember her making this atleast one time a month in my childhood days. I love when i can find alittle piece of the past to bring back the days of times gone by .

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CORNMEAL MIXTURE

2 c
boiling water
1 c
cornmeal
1 tsp
salt
1 c
cold water

MEAT MIXTURE

1 Tbsp
shortening
1/3 c
green pepper ,chopped
1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
onion, chopped
1 Tbsp
flour
1/2 c
black olives, chopped
1/2 c
green stuffed olives, chopped
2 c
canned diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
garlic salt

TOPPING

1/2 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese

Step-By-Step

1Mix together corn meal,salt,cold water. Pour into boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened. Cover and continue cooking over low heat 10 minutes.
2Melt shortening in skillet, add green pepper, beef and onion. Cook until meat browns. Blend in flour,add olives, tomatoes, chili powder, salt, garlic salt.
3Line bottom and sides of greased 1 1/2 quart casserole dish with cooked cornmeal.Fill with meat and tomatoe mixture. Sprinkle top with grated cheese. Bake for 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Mexican