Crockpot Tamale Pie

Crockpot Tamale Pie Recipe

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Lynda Ann Haight



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2 lb
ground beef
onion, chopped
garlic cloves, minced
10 oz
can mild enchilada sauce
8 oz
can tomato sauce
4 1/2 oz
can chopped black olives, drained
2 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
2 c
1 c
yellow cornmeal
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Crockpot Tamale Pie


  • 1In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef, onion and garlic until the meat turns brown.
  • 2Drain fat.
  • 3Transfer to crock-pot.
  • 4Stir in enchilada sauce, tomato sauce, olives, chili powder, salt, and cumin.
  • 5Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours on low or on high for 4 to 5 hours.
  • 6In a saucepan, bring the 2 cups of water to a boil and gradually stir in the cornmeal.
  • 7Reduce heat to low and cook until thick.
  • 8Drop the cornmeal by tablespoons onto the chili.
  • 9Increase heat to high if cooking on low.
  • 10Cover and cook 20 to 25 minutes.
  • 11Sprinkle cornmeal with cheese and cook until cheese is melted.
  • 12Serve.

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About Crockpot Tamale Pie

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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