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Tamale Bake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christina O'Dowd
Added: Saturday, September 26, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 lb lean ground beef
1 (16 oz) jar chunky salsa
1 (7 oz) can corn, drained
1 (2.25 oz) sliced black olives, drained
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 (4 oz) cup shredded cheddar cheese
4 boxes cornbread mix, plus ingredients to prepare mix

Accompaniments: Sour cream, chopped scallions, tomatoes or guacamole

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 400. Coat 9 x 13 baking pan with non stick cooking spray.
2. To make filling: In a large skillet, brown ground beef: drain. Stir in salsa, corn, olives, chili powder, salt and pepper: heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, stir in cheese. Keep filling hot.
3. Prepare two boxes of cornbread according to directions. Spread batter evenly on bottom of pan. Spoon in filling, approximately 1 inch from edge of pan. Prepare remaining boxes of cornbread. Spread batter evenly over filling making sure batter flows into edges of pan.
4. Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until top crust is golden brown and firm to the touch. Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I baked this in a pumpkin shaped pan and decorated a pumpkin face for Halloween. I used various vegetables to decorate the face.

 

 

 

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