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beef tamale squares

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

Serve these hearty squares on a bed of shrredded iceberg lettuce and with a side of salsa and sour cream as an entree, or cut into smaller pieces and serve as an appetizer. Recipe from BGFoods.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 servings
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For beef tamale squares

  • 8 1/2 oz
    package corn muffin mix
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 16 oz
    jar ortega salsa-homestyle recipe-mild
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 c
    thawed corn
  • 1 c
    shredded iceberg lettuce

How To Make beef tamale squares

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450^. Lightly grease a 12x8-inch baking dish. Combine muffin mix, water, eggs and chili powder in a medium bowl; add beef, salsa, 1 cup cheese and the corn. Place into prepared baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes; top with remaining cheese. Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Serve over lettuce.