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Tamale Pie Recipe

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Karen Mehaffie-White


1 1\2 pounds ground beef
2 cans (14-1\2 oz) stewed tomatoes
1 medium onion, chopped
1\2 teaspoon garlic powder
1\2 teaspoon chili powder
1\4 teaspoon salt
1\4 teaspoon pepper
10 flour tortillas (6 inch)
Sliced olives

In skillet, brown ground beef, drain. Add tomatoes, onion and spices. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.

Arrange five tortillas in the bottom of a 13x9 inch baking dish, tearing tortillas as needed. Cover with half of the meat mixture, then half of the cheese. Repeat layers, using remaining tortillas, meat mixture and cheese. Sprinkle with olives.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand a few minutes before serving.




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