Tamale Pie

Zelda Hopkins


This was given to me by a close friend. It is also very good but I cheat, When we make Home made chili I use it instead of canned because its better. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

4-6 people
15 Min
35 Min


  • 2 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    corn meal

  • 15 oz
  • 1/2 c
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    black olives, sliced
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    cheese, shredded

How to Make Tamale Pie


  1. Combine water, chili powder,corn meal, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat until thick, about 10 minutes stirring frequently. Set aside 3/4 cup. Line sides and bottom of 13x9 buttered dish.
  2. Heat chili, green pepper, olives, and corn until hot, Pour into crust. Top with rounded tablespoon of remaining crust. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

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About Tamale Pie

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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