Vegetarian Tamale Pie

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by TishT

Found in cooking light. I love a vegetarian recipe that doesn't taste less...

Top Review by georgie

yummy recipe! my only deviations were to add soyburger meat (after sauting w/onion & a little garlic), a little shredded zucchini. i only used black beans since i didn't have navy beans on hand. thanks! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine tomatoes and boiling water; let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Drain tomatoes in a sieve over a bowl; set aside, reserving 1 Tbs tomato-soaking liquid.
  3. Combine 4 cups water, cornmeal, and salt in a large saucepan, and bring mixture to a boil.
  4. Cook cornmeal mixture over medium heat 5 minutes or until mixture is thick, stirring constantly with a whisk.
  5. Stir in cheese.
  6. Pour half of cornmeal mixture into a lightly greased Pyrex pan, 13 x 9.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  8. In a large skillet, saute onion in a little olive oil til onion is soft.
  9. Add tomatoes, reserved tomato liquid, oregano, chili powder, beans, corn, and chiles, and cook 1 minute.
  10. Spoon bean mixture evenly over cornmeal crust.
  11. Drop remaining cornmeal mixture onto bean mixture.
  12. Bake pie at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until set.
  13. Serve pie with low-fat sour cream.

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