Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

A family recipe for Tamale Pie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat broth ina saucepan almost to a boil. Combine cooking wine and yellow corn meal. Stir into hot broth until thickened.
  2. Set saucepan containing corn meal mixture in about 1 inch of hot water in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat, covered, for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir a bit of hot corn meal mixture into the eggs, then quickly stir them back into the hot corn meal mixture. Beat well and stir in Parmesan cheese.
  4. Saute onion and green pepper with ground beef, stirring often.
  5. Stir in garlic, salt, tomato sauce, corn, and chili powder. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Heat oven to 350.
  7. Grease a 3-quart casserole dish.
  8. Spread 2/3 of corn meal mixture over bottom and sides of casserole dish, then fill with meat mixture. Use remaining corn meal mixture to spread over the top of the meat.
  9. Bake for 50 minutes.


Most Helpful

Not you run of the mill standard tamale pie, but very tasty! Never thought of using wine with tamales. Made as part of a Mexican feast last night. Got a lot of complements. Thnx for posting, Ben. Made for Fall 2008 PAC.

Darkhunter October 02, 2008

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