Cheese & Beef Tamale Pie

Cheese & Beef Tamale Pie Recipe

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Cynthia Metzner


The first time I made this I was thinking that I will be able to freeze the leftovers for another meal, but the family loves this so much it never made it to the freezer.


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30 Min
40 Min


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2 lb
ground beef
red or green bell peppers
onion, chopped
1 can(s)
nacho cheese soup
1 can(s)
black olives, sliced
8 oz
salsa, chunky
1/4 c
2 pkg
corn muffin, mix
3/4 c
colby/monterey jack cheese, shredded
tomatoes, chopped

How to Make Cheese & Beef Tamale Pie


  • 1In 12" skillet cook ground beef, peppers and onions until meat is brown.
  • 2Stir in soup, black olives, salsa and water.
  • 3Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  • 4Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes and then remove from heat.
  • 5Prepare corn muffin mix according to package.
  • 6Spread 1/2 into greased 13 x 9 baking pan.
  • 7Spoon the hot meat mixture over muffin mix.
  • 8Carefully spread remaining corn muffin batter over meat mixture.
  • 9Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes until muffin layer is golden.
  • 10Top with cheese.
  • 11Garnish with olives and tomatoes.

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About Cheese & Beef Tamale Pie

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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