Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie Recipe

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Jerry Means


This is my mothers recipe. She's in heaven, but her good cooking recipes have been passed down to me.


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 clove
    minced garlic
  • 2 8oz oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    whole kernel corn
  • 1 4oz can(s)
    sliced black olives
  • 1
    egg beaten
  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder

How to Make Tamale Pie


  1. Brown meat w/onion and garlic and chili powder till no longer pink.
  2. Add 2 cans of tomato sauce and 1 can of the corn and cook a few more minutes.
  3. In a small bowl beat 1 egg slightly-add 1 cup of yellow cornmeal and 1/2 cup of milk.
  4. Add to meat mixture and stir well. Add 1 can of olives.
  5. Pour into greased 13 X 9 baking dish and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

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About Tamale Pie

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Spanish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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