Tamale Pie Recipe

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Tamale Pie

Paula S.

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@louegirl

Here is another recipe I found that reminds me of my childhood. It was always a treat when Mama would make this.


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Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef
2 small 8 oz cans tomato sauce
1 1/2 tsp chili powder/seasoning or taco seasoning
4 cups boiling water
1 tsp salt
1 can 14-16 oz whole kernel corn drained
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup minced onion
1 1/2 cup cornmeal

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown the ground meat and saute the onions until wilted. Drain and season to taste ...add the drained corn, tomato sauce and chili seasoning/taco seasoning to meat mixture. Mix and pour into a greased 9x13 pan.
2
To make cornmeal mush: Bring 4 cups water to boil with 1 teaspoon salt. In a bowl mix 1 and 1/2 cups corn meal to 1 and 1/2 cups cold water mix and pour into boiling water and stir over low heat to for 5 minutes. Pour mush over mixture in pan and spread evenly...cook in oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
3
Turn oven off and sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Leave in the oven until the cheese melts.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy