Hot Tamale Pie

Hot Tamale Pie Recipe

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1 Tbsp
olive oil
onions, finely chopped
bell pepper, yellow, red or green, finely chopped
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
unsweetened tomato sauce, 16 ounces
1 can(s)
pinto beans rinsed and drained
ear corn, kernels cut off
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
sea salt
cayenne pepper
3 c
1 c
yellow cornmeal
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
dijon mustard
1/2 tsp
sea salt

How to Make Hot Tamale Pie


  • 1Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • 2Add the onion bell pepper, and garlic and cook until softened. 6 to 8 minutes
  • 3Remove from the heat and stir in the tomato sauce, pinto beans, corn, chili powder, cumin, salt and cayenne.
  • 4Pour into an 8 x 8 glass baking dish.
  • 5Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 6Boil the water add the cornmeal, lemon juice, mustard, and salt in a large saucepan, and stir until mixed.
  • 7Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then immediately reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thickened, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • 8Spread the cooked cornmeal over the bean mixture.
  • 9Bake for 30 minutes.
  • 10Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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About Hot Tamale Pie

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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