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TAMALE PIE Recipe

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This recipe for TAMALE PIE, by , is from Bennett's & Beyond: A Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maribeth Bennett
Added: Sunday, December 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb hamburger meat
1 box Hamburger Helper (Four Cheese Quesidilla)
1 can mild green chilies, diced
1 can Ro-tel - mild
1 pkg frozen vegetables (Southwest Blend - mixture of corn, black beans, onions, and chilies all combined)
1 pkg shredded cheese (mixed blend of cheddar and jack)
1 box Jiffy corn muffin mix
1 egg
2 T milk
Sour Cream - if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Brown hamburger meat and green chilies on top of stove - drain, then mix in Hamburger Helper - cooking per directions, except add the cheese sauce mix in with the rest of the dish. Then, add 1 can Ro-tel and frozen veggies and cook for another 6 minutes. Set aside.
Mix corn muffin mix, egg and 2T milk together. Using and non-stick spray, spray deep baking dish (I used oblong) Spread corn muffin mixture evenly on bottom of pan. Add hamburger mixture above and bake COVERED in a 350 oven for 20 minutes. Then add shredded cheese to the top and bake in additional 10 minutes UNCOVERED.
Pull out, let stand for 5 minutes, cut into squares and enjoy! Oh, make sure you put a dollop of sour cream if you like too!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 9

 

 

 

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