Yummy Tamale Pie!

Yummy Tamale Pie! Recipe

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Jeannie Potter Hurocy


I found a recipe for chicken tamale pie on Pinterest and tweaked it for my own caloric needs and tastes...it turned out AWESOME!!!


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30 Min
35 Min


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1 8.5 oz box
jiffy cornbread mix
1/3 c
skim milk
1 large
1 4 oz can(s)
chopped green chilis
1/2 Tbsp
taco seasoning mix
1/4 tsp
ground cayenne pepper


1 lb
ground beef/browned and crumbled
1/2 Tbsp
taco seasoning mix
1/2 Tbsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 small
onion, diced
fresh jalapeno, seeded and finely diced
1 medium
green pepper, diced
1/3 c
chicken stock (canned or boxed)
1 can(s)
enchilada sauce/ or home made (see my recipe for enchilada sauce!) Enchilada Sauce
3 1/2 oz
shredded colby jack cheese


1/2 c
fresh cilantro, chopped
6 Tbsp
light sour cream

How to Make Yummy Tamale Pie!


  • 1Mix cornbread mix, milk, egg, 1/2 T taco seasoning, cayenne and green chilis. Pour into non-stick sprayed deep dish pie plate and bake 20 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • 2While cornbread mixture is in oven, place browned ground beef, onion, green pepper and jalapeno in skillet (with a lid). Add garlic powder, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to medium heat then add chicken stock, stir and cover to lightly steam peppers and onions. Remove from heat.
  • 3Once cornbread mixture is done baking, remove from oven, poke top of crust all over with a fork.
  • 4Spread enchilada sauce over crust.
  • 5Spread meat mixture on top of enchilada sauce.
  • 6Top with shredded cheese and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • 7Remove from oven and let sit 5 minutes.
  • 8Serve with light sour cream and cilantro

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About Yummy Tamale Pie!

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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