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Tamale Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Tamale Casserole, by , is from KITCHEN FAVORITES from FAMILY and FRIENDS, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Chrys Wormley
Added: Friday, September 18, 2009


2 pounds lean ground beef
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons taco seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 small garlic cloves
1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
1 medium can whole tomatoes, crushed
1 cup cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sliced pitted black olives


2 boxes Jiffy corn bread mix
1 small can fire roasted green chilies

Preheat oven to 400 and oil a casserole dish. Cook ground beef, onion and green pepper until meat is well done. Pour off any excess fat. Add chili powder, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and olives. Heat mixture to boiling while stirring. Simmer 10 minutes uncovered. Pour mixture into casserole dish and set aside.

Make cornbread mixture as directed on package or from scratch. After cornbread is mixed thoroughly fold in can of chilies.
Sprinkle grated cheese on top of meat mixture then spoon on cornbread mixture.
Bake for 30 to 45 minutes until cornbread is brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can serve with sour cream on the top of the cornbread it is excellent!!!




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