Vegetarian Tamale Pie

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Galley Wench

A great one dish dinner with lots of flavor. Serve with a salad, corn chips and salsa . . . dinner in minutes! I've even used left-over Where's the Beef ? (Vegetarian Black Bean Chili) as the filling and it turned out great!

Top Review by Yuzuiro

The vegetarian bean base of this pie was awesome. Great flavor and spicy. Just alone, it would make a really great bean chili. However, I found the cornbread-like crust a little too dry. Maybe next time I will either cut down on the ww flour or maybe just top the pie with a cheesy polenta spread (and include the canned green chili.) But all in all, great recipe. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a 10-inch quiche dish or a 2 quart baking dish; set aside.
  2. In a medium skillet cook green pepper, onion, and garlic in 1 tablespoon hot oil till tender but not brown.
  3. Stir in the kidney bean, pinto beans, vegetable juice cocktail, chipotle, spices and cilantro.
  4. Heat through.
  5. Spoon the bean mixture into prepared baking dish.
  6. In a medium bowl stir together the cornmeal,.
  7. flour, baking soda and salt.
  8. Combine eggs, buttermilk, green chilis, and 2 tablespoons oil.
  9. Add to cornmeal mixture evenly over the top of the bean mixture.
  10. Bake uncovered in a 375 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or till golden brown.

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