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Tamale Pie Recipe

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 34 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can dice green chiles (4.5 ounces)
  • 1 can of creamed corn
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 ¼ cup enchilada sauce (red)
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and ¼ teaspoon salt until well combined. Stir in the oil a little at a time until crumbles are formed.
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  4. Whisk the milk and egg into the mixture and then mix in the Cream corn and chiles.
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  6. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9 casserole dish lightly sprayed with cooking spray and bake until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean. (about 20 – 25 minutes)
  7. While cornbread is baking brown ground beef seasoned with the cumin, chili powder, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper until no longer pink inside; drain if needed.
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  9. Remove cornbread from the oven when its finished baking, reduce oven temperature to 350F, and using a fork poke holes in the top throughout the cornbread. Spread the enchilada sauce over the top, and top with the ground beef followed by the shredded cheese.
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  11. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking until cheese just starts to brown.
  12. Let rest 10 – 15 minutes before serving.