Tamale Pie

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • First prepare the crust by sprinkling the cornmeal with a small amount of cold water.
  • Bring the 4 cups of water to a boil in a medium sized saucepan.
  • Stir the moistened cornmeal into boiling water; cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add the butter and 3/4 cup of the grated cheese, stir to mix.
  • Let mixture cool slightly and line a 3-quart casserole with 3/4 of the mixture, reserving the remaining cheese for the top.
  • While the cornmeal mixture cools, prepare the filling by browning the beef in small amount of oil.
  • Add the garlic and onion; cook until onions are translucent.
  • Add celery, tomatoes, chile, corn, salt, chili powder and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the olives, stir to mix and pour into prepared casserole.
  • Top with spoonfuls of remaining cornmeal mixture.
  • Sprinkle with reserved cheese and bake at 350°F for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
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