Slow Cooker California Tamale Pie

Slow Cooker California Tamale Pie

Donna A
Edited on May 24, 2005

This is a fast and easy way to make tamale pie and the crock pot does all of the work. The will be no left overs with this meal. This is very kid friendly. Serves 6 to 8.


3/4 cup yellow or white cornmeal
2 cup 2%milk
1 egg, slightly beaten or egg substitute to equal 1 egg
1 pound lean ground beef
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 (14 to 15 ounce) can chunky salsa
1 (16 ounce) whike kernel corn, drained
1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
Tortilla chips


In a large bowl, mix corn meal, milk and egg. Stir in meat, chili powder, cumin, salt salsa, corn and olives. Pour mixture into slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours. Sprinkle cheese over top; cover and cook another 5 minutes. Serve with chips.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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