Awesome Easy Tamale Pie

Recipe by CindiNMike
READY IN: 50mins


  • 1
    medium yellow onion
  • 14
    teaspoon garlic salt, to taste
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can of your favorite salsa, we like medium hot
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 1
    (8 1/2 ounce) package Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1
  • 13
    cup milk


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare cornbread mix according to package.
  • In a medium large skillet over medium high heat, saute onions until translucent.
  • Add beef, and saute until browned.
  • Stir salsa and beans into beef, and cook over medium to medium high heat until bubbling and starting to thicken.
  • Stir as necessary while it cooks.
  • Pour beef mixture into 9x9 casserole (be warned, a pie dish is slightly too small for this recipe!).
  • Pour cornbread mixture over beef.
  • Bake in 350°F oven uncovered for 30-35 minutes, or until cornbread is cooked and starting to brown.