Tamale Pie

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 6:36 pm
By: News 9

Tamale Pie


1 Tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef

1 onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

2 tsp. chile powder

2 tsp. cumin

1 can fire-roasted tomatoes

1 can green chiles, drained, chopped

2 cups frozen whole kernel corn, defrosted

1 can hominy, drained

1 c. grated mexi cheddar cheese

1 lb. of prepared cornbread mix


Preheat oven to 375°F. Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium high. Add the ground beef, onion, and bell pepper. Add salt, chile powder, and cumin. Cook, stirring infrequently, until the ground beef has browned on all sides. Remove from heat. Drain fat. Place meat in a large bowl. Add in salt, chili powder, cumin, fire roasted tomatoes, green chiles, corn, hominy and cheese. Stir and add into a sprayed casserole pan. Prepare cornbread according to package instructions. Pour over meat mixture and bake for 35-45 minutes.