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Black Bean Tamale Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy Moe

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FILLING:
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/3 cup green pepper, chopped
8 oz. ground turkey (vegetarian style: replace with 3/4 cup cooked
rice)
1 cup black beans, cooked and drained
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1 (11/4 oz) pkg. taco seasoning mix *
*You can make this seasoning:
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder

CRUST:
1 cup cornmeal
2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup cream style corn (put the rest in the filling)
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp vegetable oil

TOPPING:
1 cup cheddar like cheese, shredded
sour cream
salsa

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 F.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 10-inch skillet, over medium heat. Add onion and green pepper.
Cook stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisply
tender (2-3 minutes).
Add turkey. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until
turkey is no longer pink -5 to 7 minutes. Stir in beans,
tomato sauce and seasoning mix. Set aside.

In medium bowl, combine cornmeal, sugar, and salt. Stir
milk, egg and 2 tablespoons oil into cornmeal mixture,
just until moistened. Press mixture on bottom and up
sides of greased 9-inch pie pan.

Spoon bean mixture into cornmeal crust. Bake for 20-30
minutes or until set.

Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Continue baking
for 2 to 5 minutes or until cheese begins to melt. Let
stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with sour cream
and salsa.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This can also be made vegetarian style, just leave out the meat and add 1/2 cup cooked rice.

 

 

 

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