Core Tamale Pie

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by MaRaFaYe

A fantastic easy casserole for anyone, but particularly those on the Weight Watchers Core® plan.

Top Review by DPar6310

I love this dish. I have made it vegetarian for my daughter by using veggie boulion and no meat at all, with all the beans and cheese you still have protein. I do not use fat free cheese but I used low fat cheese and I don't think I put the whole two cups on it either. Num num

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*. Spray a 9 x 13" casserole pan with Pam.
  2. Bring 2-1/4 cups water plus bouillon cube to a boil.
  3. Stir in polenta, and whisk until fairly thick and most lumps are gone (just a few minutes). Spread into bottom of casserole pan and set aside.
  4. Brown beef, onion, and green pepper.
  5. Add chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper, and mix well. Add tomato paste, Ro-Tel, corn (with juice; do not drain), and kidney beans.
  6. Spread over the cornmeal crust and top evenly with cheese. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350*.

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