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hot tamale pie

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Christi Thompson
Fort Worth, TX

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 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For hot tamale pie

  • 2 Tbsp
    bacon fat
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 2
  • 1/2 can
    cream of corn
  • 1/2 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 can
    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.