Entrees

Rich and Zesty Tamale Pie

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Rich and Zesty Tamale Pie
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Intermediate
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
6 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
20 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
50 min
Rich and Zesty Tamale Pie is a delicious dish to serve and enjoy family-style when you want the taste of tamales but prefer the ease of a casserole. Made with yellow or white corn meal, sliced ripe olives and diced green chiles, tamale pie is a Southwestern favorite.

INGREDIENTS

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425° F. Grease 12 x 8-inch baking dish.

Step 2

Cook beef, onion and garlic in large skillet until beef is browned; drain. Stir in enchilada sauce, corn, olives and 1 teaspoon salt.

Step 3

Combine corn meal, water, evaporated milk and remaining 1 teaspoon salt in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes or until thick. Stir in chiles. Reserve 2 cups corn meal mixture; cover with plastic wrap. Spread remaining corn meal mixture on bottom and up sides of prepared baking dish.

Step 4

Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Step 5

Spoon meat filling into corn meal crust. Spread reserved corn meal mixture over meat filling.

Step 6

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes; sprinkle with cheese.

Step 7

Bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with pickled jalapeños.

INGREDIENTS

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