TAMALE PIE

Sherry Riggs Bower

TAMALE PIE

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • 1

    cup chopped onion

  • 1

    cup chopped green pepper

  • 2

    (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

  • 1

    (12 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained (1½ cups)

  • 6

    ounces sharp process American cheese, shredded (1½ cups)

  • ¾

    cup yellow cornmeal

  • ½

    cup pitted ripe olives, chopped

  • 1

    clove garlic, minced

  • 1

    tablespoon sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 2 to 3

    teaspoons chili powder Dash pepper

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    cups cold water

  • 1

    tablespoon butter or margarine

Directions

Cook meat, onion and green pepper in a large skillet till meat is lightly browned and vegetables are tender. Stir in tomato sauce, corn, olives, garlic, sugar, the 1 teaspoon salt, chili powder and pepper. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until thick. Add cheese; stir till melted. Turn into greased 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. - Stir cornmeal and 1/2 teaspoon salt into cold water. Cook, stirring constantly, till thick. Add butter or margarine; mix well. Spoon over hot meat mixture. - Bake casserole at 375deg about 40 minutes. Makes 6 servings.


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