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rita's tamale pie

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a recipe by
Sandi Dilbeck
Warner Robins, GA

I found this recipe in my mom's hand-writing after she passed away. Neither of my brothers or myself remember her ever fixing it, but I tried it and it is wonderful. Kids love it and it's really filling

★★★★★ 1
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For rita's tamale pie

  • 1 can
    large can of tamales, paper pulled off
  • 1 lg
    onion, diced
  • 1 pkg
    chili cheese fritos
  • 1 lg
    can of chili without beans

How To Make rita's tamale pie

  • 1
    Start with the onion on the bottom of a casserole dish. then the tamales, then crush up the Fritos and put a layer on top of tamales, then the chili spread on top of Fritos, and then top off with the cheese. Bake for about 40 minutes at 350 until cheese is hot and bubbly.

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