"Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts!"--James Beard

Black Bean Tamale Pie Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Black Bean Tamale Pie, by , is from Recipe's from Nancy's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Nancy Moe


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
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

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

1 cup cheddar like cheese, shredded
sour cream

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.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!