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tamale pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gayle Hempy
Tucson, AZ

This is a recipe taken from Southwest Cooking cookbook but tweaked to suit my family's taste.

(1 rating)
method Bake

Ingredients For tamale pie

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
    onion, yellow, chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 can
    mexican style chopped tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 can
    black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can
    mexican corn, drained
  • 1 pkg
    corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make tamale pie

  • 1
    Prepare corn muffin mix according to package directions, set aside.
  • 2
    In skillet with oil, saute onion until tender, add ground beef and cook until beef is browned; drain excess oil.
  • 3
    Add taco seasoning, tomatoes and water, simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    Add black beans and corn and simmer for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  • 5
    Turn mixture into a 2 quart casserole dish. Spoon corn muffin mix evenly over casserole. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until muffin mix is golden and filling is bubbling. Serve with sour cream and salsa on the side.