Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

FRom another web site this is and easy way to get a tamale taste with out having the tamale hassle!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Spray a 12x8-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.
  3. In a large skillet, cook ground beef until browned, stirring constantly.
  4. Drain.
  5. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, 1 cup cheese, corn muffin mix, eggs,.
  6. tomatoes, corn and chili powder and water; mixing until well blended.
  7. Spoon mixture into prepared dish.
  8. Bake 20 minutes, sprinkle with cheese. Continue baking 5 minutes or until.
  9. cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream, if desired.
  10. Let stand 10 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was really good. Don't be afraid of adding too much liquid because it turns out fine. I substituted tomato juice for the water and added a little salt for our tastes. Great, easy, recipe!

Blondemensan September 01, 2008

I've had this in my recipe notebook for awhile and finally made this last night. It's definitely a keeper, easy and tasty! I didn’t have corn, so had to leave it out, and also didn’t have tomatoes for chili, so I used canned diced tomatoes and added 2 Tbsp chili powder, 1 Tbsp cumin, and 1 Tbsp oregano. Next time I’ll be sure to have corn on hand, and think I might also try adding black beans. Thanks for posting!

RedWonder April 01, 2008

My husband LOVED this. I have to admit the water had me worried it wouldn't set up but it turned out great. It is much different from other Tamale pies I've made, and was a nice change. I did add salt and garlic to ours for personal taste. I also sliced up one can of black olives to go in because they are a favorite to my kis. Very yummy LAURIE thanks for the recipe!

startnover January 09, 2006

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