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Mildred's Tamale Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Marshall
Added: Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Tamale Pie:
1 lb ground beef
6 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 c. chopped onion
1 c. chopped green pepper
2 cans (8oz.) tomato sauce
1 can (12oz.) kernel corn, drained
1/2 c. chopped black olives
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp chili powder

Cornmeal Crust for Tamale Pie:
3/4 c. yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp salt
2 c. cold water
1 tbsp butter

Directions:
Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 325

TAMALE PIE:
Saute beef, onion, green pepper, and garlic in large skillet until beef is browned and vegetables are tender. Stir in tomato sauce, corn, olives, sugar, salt and chili powder.
Simmer 25 minutes; add cheese and stir until it melts. Set aside and make cornmeal crust.
CORNMEAL CRUST:
Cook cornmeal in water for 5 minutes; add butter. Pour part of cooked cornmeal in bottom of a greased baking dish. Add meat mixture and top with remaining cornmeal. Sprinkle top with additional grated cheese and bake at 325 for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my mom's most requested receipe!

 

 

 

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