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Tamale Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Finley Anniversary Cookbook
Added: Saturday, January 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 1/2 cup boiling water
3 teaspoon salt
1 cup yellow cornmeal
2 tablespoons salad oil or melted fat
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 pound ground beef
1 tablespoon flour
2 teaspoon chili powder
2 1/2 cups (No, 2 can) tomatoes

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water to boil in saucepan. Add 1 teaspoon salt and slowly stir in cornmeal. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes. Heat salad oil or fat in skillet over low heat. Add onion, green pepper and garlic. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in beef and cook until slightly browned. Sprinkle flour over meat. Mix well. Add chili powder, remaining 2 teaspoon salt, pepper and tomatoes. Mix and heat thoroughly. Line bottom of greased 2 quart casserole with 1/2 of cooked cornmeal. Top with meat mixture and spoon remaining cornmeal over top. Bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves 6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This typed recipe in the Finley Anniversary cookbook was one of Mary Elizabeth Finley's favorites.

 

 

 

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