Tex-Mex Tamale Pie

Diana Adcock

By
@Anaid

This dish is great served with Cowboy Caviar & corn chips (Fritos).

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 c
water

FILLING

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 c
chopped onion
1/4 c
chopped green bell pepper
1 c
cream style corn
1/2 c
sliced black olives, drained
1 c
enchilada sauce-red or green
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 c
grated cheddar cheese

Step-By-Step

1For crust, combine the cornmeal, salt, evaporated milk and water in a small saucepan.
2Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently for 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened.
3Remove 1/2 cup, cover with plastic wrap.
4Spread the remaining cornmeal mixture on bottom and sides of greased 8-inch square baking dish or cast iron skillet.
5Bake in preheated 425-degree oven for 10 minutes.
6Remove from oven and set aside.
7For filling, brown beef, garlic, onion and bell pepper in large skillet; drain.
8Add corn, olives, enchilada sauce, chili powder, salt and pepper.
9Mix well.
10Spoon into cornmeal crust.
11Drop rounded teaspoons of remaining cornmeal mixture on top of meat, sprinkle with cheese.
12Return to preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
13Remove and let stand for 10 minutes. Slice and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American