South of the Border Hot Dog Tamale Pie

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins

A great casserole recipe with that "South of the Border taste". Recipe adapted from the 1977 Better Homes and Gardens All Time Favorite Casserole Recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet, cook onion and green pepper in butter til tender but not brown.
  3. Cut Hot Dogs into 1/2-inch pieces. Stir into skillet along with beans, corn, tomato sauce,olives, garlic, sugar, chili powder and a dash of pepper.
  4. Simmer uncovered, til thickened, about 30 minutes.
  5. Add cheese. Stir until melted.
  6. Turn misture into a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  7. Place 2 cups cold water in a sauce pan. Stir in corn meal and 1/2 teaspoons salt. Cook and stir until very thick (1/2 to 1 minute after mixture comes to a boil).
  8. Spoon over the hot mixture forming a lattice design.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

The filling had a nice flavor, but we didn't care for the cornmeal topping. I might try it again leaving this off. Made for PAC Spring 2008.

Dreamgoddess April 07, 2008