Southwest Tamale Pie

"I found this in a quick cooking magazine and it is so good and so easy. Most tamale pies seem dry but not this one. It is cheesy and tasty!"
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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can stokes green chile sauce with pork, divided
  • 14 cup water
  • 1 (1 1/2 ounce) package taco seasoning
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 (2 1/4 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 12 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 (8 -12 ounce) box Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1 egg


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion until beef is no longer pink; drain.
  • Measure 1/2 cup green chile sauce sauce; set aside.
  • Add remaining sauce to ground beef. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Bring to a boil.
  • Stir in corn and olives. Spoon into a greased deep dish pie plate or a 1.5 quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of cheese.
  • In a bowl, combine corn bread mix, egg and the reserved chile sauce; mix well.
  • Spoon over cheese layer.
  • Bake 400 degrees for 25 minute or until corn bread is done.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese. (I use extra cheese for the top).

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  1. I was searching for a recipe to use a box of corn muffin mix in and this one sold me because it also had a can of stokes green chile sauce in it...also a long time pantry item ready to be used. Anyway, it was good the baby even enjoyed it. Quick and easy a good weeknight meal. THANKS!


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