Operation Kitchen Tamale Pie

1
Kellie Parker

By
@Luv2mixitup

found this recipe going thru my grandmas old recipe books this was in her Officers Wives Club Recipe book back in 1958 with my grandma's name on it.I remember her making this atleast one time a month in my childhood days. I love when i can find alittle piece of the past to bring back the days of times gone by .

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CORNMEAL MIXTURE

  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    cornmeal
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    cold water
  • MEAT MIXTURE

  • 1 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1/3 c
    green pepper ,chopped
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    black olives, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    green stuffed olives, chopped
  • 2 c
    canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • TOPPING

  • 1/2 c
    grated sharp cheddar cheese

How to Make Operation Kitchen Tamale Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix together corn meal,salt,cold water. Pour into boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened. Cover and continue cooking over low heat 10 minutes.
  2. Melt shortening in skillet, add green pepper, beef and onion. Cook until meat browns. Blend in flour,add olives, tomatoes, chili powder, salt, garlic salt.
  3. Line bottom and sides of greased 1 1/2 quart casserole dish with cooked cornmeal.Fill with meat and tomatoe mixture. Sprinkle top with grated cheese. Bake for 30 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

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About Operation Kitchen Tamale Pie

Regional Style: Mexican




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