Yummy Tamale Pie!

Yummy Tamale Pie! Recipe

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Jeannie Potter Hurocy

By
@Gneeree

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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  • FOR CRUST

  • 1 8.5 oz box
    jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1/3 c
    skim milk
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 4 oz can(s)
    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 small
    onion, diced
  • 1
    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
  • FOR GARNISH

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

How to Make Yummy Tamale Pie!

Step-by-Step

  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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About Yummy Tamale Pie!

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




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