Tamale Pie

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by nita d.

This is an old family Mexican casserole.

Top Review by Debrasong

Yumalicious! Leaves so many variations to your imagination should you choose to venture... Made the meat mixture to our preference. Sauteed onions and garlic, chipotle and other seasonings to bring out a TexMex flavor profile, adding homemade black beans, kidneys, fire roasted tomatoes and green chilis, both then diced, 1/2 pkg Lawrys Taco Seasoning and a handful of sweet corn. MY sweet cornbread recipe on top and the cheese atop the finished clrnbread topping. Baked til melted abd edges brown and crispy. BAM! HAMERCY! "Couldn't buy this deliciousness anywhere"! "Amazing"! say my guests... Cool home cook moment. My Son placed an egg over easy on top the next morning to a warmed up wedge of this...To Die For! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Fry hamburger and drain.
  3. Add the onions, green pepper and garlic; cook until onions are golden.
  4. Add tomatoes, corn,olives, salt and pepper, and chili powder; stir and add corn meal.
  5. Pour this all in a 13x9-inch pan.
  6. In a sauce pan pour in 2 cups milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons butter and 1 cup of corn meal.
  7. Stir until thick (it thickens fast).
  8. Pour mixture on top of the hamburger mixture. If you desire, sprinkle cheddar cheese on top.
  9. Bake until golden, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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