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Tamale Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Leekley
Added: Monday, April 17, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb ground chuck 4 cloves garlic, chopped 2 Tblsp chili powder 1 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1/4 tsp cheyenne pepper 1 1/2 cup yellow corn meal 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup milk 1 15 oz can tomato paste 1 14 oz can whole kernel corn, drained 1 14 oz can black pitted olives, drained vegetable oil for browning. 2 cups grated cheese for topping.

Directions:
Directions:
Mix meat, garlic, onions, chili powder and cheyenne pepper in large skillet to brown. Drain excess oil from pan. In seperate bowl mix corn meal, eggs and milk, mixing well. Stir in meat mixture into skillet, cook for 15 minutes on top of stove, stirring very often. Stir in all other ingredients and stir well. Place skillet into 350 oven and bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, checking often the last 10 minutes, using knife to check that mixture does not stick to knife. During last 5 minutes of cooking, top with 2 cups grated cheese to melt.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From my friend Helen De La Paz, San Diego friend.

 

 

 

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