Tamale Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Wendy H.

From "Best Recipes" (from boxes/jars/etc). Posted online at http://lynnescountrykitchen.net/boxtop/tamale.html. If desired, increase chili powder, and/or add cumin to taste. Top with a bit of shredded cheddar. Source and modifications from Anne Papina Smith

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine and mix cold water and corn meal. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt to boiling water. Add corn-meal mixture, stirring constantly, and bring to a boil. Partially cover pan; cook slowly 7 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Line bottom and sides of a greased 2-quart casserole with cooked mush.
  3. Cook beef and onion in a frying pan until beef is brown and crumbly. Stir in flour, remaining 1 teaspoon salt and chili powder. Add tomatoes, breaking them up into chunks with spoon. Stir in tomato sauce and corn.
  4. Spoon into mush-lined casserole. Bake in a 350 degree oven until hot and bubbly, 40 to 45 minutes.

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