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Tamale Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Tamale Casserole, by , is from First Baptist Church of Brooklyn, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Juliette Jerome
Added: Wednesday, August 12, 2009


2 lbs. lean ground meat
1 med. onion
1 sm. green pepper, chopped
2 (8oz.) cans tomatoe sauce
1 sm. clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. taco seasoning
1/2 tsp.salt
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. black pepper

1/2 cup cornmeal (self-rising)
1/2 cup flour (self-rising)
1/2 cup milk
1 T. sugar
1 egg
1 cup grated cheese, divided

Preheat oven to 400. Oil or spray 9X13 casserole dish.

Cook ground beef, onion, & green pepper until meat loses its pink color. Drain. Add seasonings, garlic, & tomatoe sauce. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 10 mins. Pour into casserole dish and set aside.

Mix cornmeal, flour, milk, sugar, egg, & 1/2 of cheese. Pour over meat mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 25 - 35 mins.




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