Ww Core Fiesta Tamale Pie in a Pan

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This hardy WW core recipe is a favorite at my house. You can top it with core guacamole and Fat Free Sour Cream Serve and serve with a green salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Combine cornmeal, water and chicken bouillon in a medium saucepan; whisk or stir constantly over medium heat until slightly thickened.
  3. Spread in a 9 X 13-inch baking pan, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  4. In a large skillet, brown beef, onion, green pepper, and canola oil.
  5. Add chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper, and stir well.
  6. Add tomato paste, Ro-Tel, corn, and kidney beans, and mix well.
  7. Spread mixture evenly over the cornmeal mixture and top with 1 cup shredded fat free cheddar cheese (Can substitute soy cheese).
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.


Most Helpful

This is a great recipe even if you are not on a diet. My daughter is a vegetarian so I make this with vegetable broth and divide it into two cake rounds and brown 1/2 pound of burger and put it on one of the pans. We have done it before without any meat, with the beans and the cheese there is enough protein anyway.

DPar May 20, 2014

This recipe was fantastic. I made it for the first time last night. It was easy to put together and very flavorful. I added more chili powder and added some cayenne in the cornmeal in the mix and on top. I found the need to cook it longer that the recipe calls for and then turned the broiler on at the last to crisp up the cheese topping. This is a super recipe, and I plan to make it again soon.

dawn4ahome_13038687 February 16, 2011

Have made this recipe a few times and absolutely love it. This recipe feeds a small army or it can be cut into servings and frozen for future meals as it reheats beautifully. ENJOY!

CazGinn June 09, 2010

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