Hot Tamale Pie

Hot Tamale Pie Recipe

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Christi Flanagan


I grew up with this dish and now serve it to my family. The original recipe calls for the bacon fat, but I do omit that as I usually don't have that around and still comes out just fine.

Also good with salsa served over it for an extra kick.


★★★★★ 2 votes

25 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 Tbsp
    bacon fat
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 2
  • 1/2 can(s)
    cream of corn
  • 1/2 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 can(s)
    tomatoes (diced)

How to Make Hot Tamale Pie


  1. Brown onions, then ground beef, add corn, cornmeal, tomatoes and seasonings. Stir well over low heat.
  2. Mix eggs and milk together and then pour that over meat mixtures and mix together.
  3. Pour into a greased 13 x 9 baking dish. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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About Hot Tamale Pie

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtags: #Casserole, #ground

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