Tamale-chili Pie

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Renee Ferraz

Easy, fast and cheap!

Top Review by lazyme

This was really good. It reminded me of a Frito Pie but with a kick from the tamales. I used a Mexican 4-blend cheese and really enjoyed this simple and tasty dish. Thanks Renee Ferraz for a nice quick keeper. Made for Bargain Basement Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans chili with beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tamales, cut into thick slices
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 12 cups of crushed corn chips
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a 2 quart casserole dish that has been sprayed with Pam.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 mins or until bubbly.
  3. Mix corn chips and cheese and sprinkle over casserole.
  4. Bake for 5 more minutes or until cheese melts.

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