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Tamale Pie Recipe

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Laura Tanner
Added: Sunday, February 1, 2009


1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion chopped
1 jar 16oz. salsa
1/3 c.water
1 pkg. Taco seasoning.
1 cup frozen corn kernels
1 can 2.25oz. sliced olives

1 cup yellow corn meal
1 can (12fl. oz.)evaporated milk
1 can (2.25oz) diced chilles
1 c. (4oz) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
Ortega pickled Jalapeņo slices (optional)

Cook beef and onion in large skillet until beef is browned; drain. stir in salsa, water, and seasoning mix; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook stirring occasionally for 3-4 minutes. add olives and corn.

Preheat Oven 425
Combing cornmeal, evaporated milk, chiles, 1/2 cup cheese and salt in medium saucepan. cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently for 5-7 minutes or until thickened.

Spoon filling into pan, then spread cornmeal mixture on top.

Bake for 25 minutes, sprinkle with remaining chess. Bake for another 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted. garnish with jalapeņos, or fresh cilantro.
serve with sour cream, guacamole and salsa if desired

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