Super Tamale Pie

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by WildLightning

This is a fantastic version of tamale pie, and it is really very good looking.

Top Review by Rollin in the Dough

This is a really fun dish to serve! The only change I made was to use pinto beans instead of black (just personal preference) and added a small can of sliced olives. The bake time is right on! It has good flavor but was a little on the sweet side with the corn bread. I am definately going to make this again but will add some diced jalepenos to the meat mixture to give it a little more kick! Thanks ;) Spring PAC 2010

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ground beef. Drain.
  2. Add the onion and garlic, cover, and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the cumin, coriander, oregano, enough water to prevent sticking,and the carrots, cover, and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the bell peppers, cover, and cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the tomatoes, salsa, beans and olives, cover, and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat.
  7. Stir in 1/2 box of the Jiffy cornbread mix (dry).
  8. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
  9. Preheat the oven to 400.
  10. Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking oil.
  11. Spread the mixture in the bottom of the dish.
  12. Sprinkle the cheese evenly on top.
  13. Set aside.
  14. In a separate bowl, mix together the eggs, milk and 1 1/2 box of the Jiffy corbread mix.
  15. Pour the batter directly on top of the mixture, pressing it down a little with a spatula.
  16. Bake for 20 minutes, until the top is golden and a knife inserted into the topping comes out clean.
  17. Garnish with minced scallions, chopped cilantro and sour cream.

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