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California Tamale Pie Recipe

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This recipe for California Tamale Pie, by , is from THE BYER FAMILY COOKBOOK , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty DeLong
Added: Wednesday, August 16, 2006


1 1/2 c. yellow cornmeal
3 c. milk
2 eggs, beaten

2 lbs. ground beef*

2 pkgs. chili seasoning mix
2 t. seasoned salt
2 lb. canned diced tomatoes
2 lbs. canned corn kernels
15 oz. can sliced olives

Mix first three ingredients in a 5 quart casserole. Brown
ground beef in separate skillet until crumbly. Drain fat
and add to cornmeal mixture. Stir in remaining
ingredients. Bake at 350 for 1 hour 15 minutes. Test
with toothpick to be sure cornmeal is done.

Sprinkle grated cheese on top. Bake again until

*Firm tofu can be substituted for meat if desired.

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