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Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

Spice lovers unite with this wonderful Tamale Pie recipe. Flavorful meats and vegetables and shredded cheese help create a hearty dinner dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 c. water
  • 17 oz. can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 3 tbsp. Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend
  • 2 tsp. Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend
  • 1 thinly sliced medium tomato
  • 1 lb. ground sirloin
  • 4 tsp. corn oil
  • ¼ c. shredded reduced-fat and reduced-salt cheddar cheese
  • 1 c. yellow cornmeal
  • 8 oz. can salt-free tomato sauce
  • ½ c. chopped Spanish onion

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine cornmeal and 1 cup water in large bowl.
  3. Bring the remaining water to a boil in large saucepan.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in cornmeal mixture.
  5. Stir constantly for 5 to 10 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Stir in 2 teaspoons Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend and corn.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in large skillet.
  9. Add onion and cook until tender.
  10. Add beef and cook until no longer pink; drain fat.
  11. Add tomato sauce and remaining Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend; mix well.
  12. Lightly oil 2-quart casserole, using remaining 1 teaspoon oil.
  13. Spoon corn mixture into casserole, pushing it up sides of dish and smoothing with moistened spatula to make uniform thick crust.
  14. Spoon meat mixture evenly over corn crust.
  15. Sprinkle cheeses around edge of beef, near crust.
  16. Bake 1 hour.
  17. Serve hot.