yummy tamale pie!

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By Jeannie Potter Hurocy
from De Soto, MO

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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serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For yummy tamale pie!

  • FOR CRUST
  • 1 8.5 oz box
    jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1/3 c
    skim milk
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 1 4 oz can
    chopped green chilis
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • FOR FILLING
  • 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 sm
    onion, diced
  • 1
    fresh jalapeno, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 md
    green pepper, diced
  • 1/3 c
    chicken stock (canned or boxed)
  • 1 can
    enchilada sauce/ or home made (see my recipe for enchilada sauce!) https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/main-course/mexican/enchilada-sauce.html?p=1
  • 3 1/2 oz
    shredded colby jack cheese
  • FOR GARNISH
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 6 Tbsp
    light sour cream

How To Make yummy tamale pie!

  • 1
    Mix 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.
  • 2
    While 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.
  • 3
    Once cornbread mixture is done baking, remove from oven, poke top of crust all over with a fork.
  • 4
    Spread enchilada sauce over crust.
  • 5
    Spread meat mixture on top of enchilada sauce.
  • 6
    Top with shredded cheese and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from oven and let sit 5 minutes.
  • 8
    Serve with light sour cream and cilantro
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