Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    box jiffy corn muffin mix

  • 1

    egg

  • ½

    cup sour cream

  • ½

    creamed corn

  • cup red enchilada sauce

  • 1

    onion, chopped

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    t cumin

  • 1

    t chili powder

  • 1

    lb. ground beef

  • 1

    cup cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 1

    cup Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

  • small handful cilantro leaves, chopped (optional)

  • kosher salt

  • ground pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare cornbread base. In a medium bowl, combine corn muffin mix, sour cream, creamed corn and egg. Whisk until evenly combined. Pour into a large cast iron skilled and bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown on top. Let cool slightly in pan. Saute onions over medium heat. Season with salt, pepper, and spices and cook until soft. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the ground beef and stir to break up mean. Season to taste and sauté until cooked through. Remove skilled from stovetop and drain excess fat. Poke entire surface of cornbread with a fork. Pour enchilada sauce over the cornbread. Add the meat mixture and top with shredded cheese. Cover with foil and bake until the cheese is melted, about 20 minutes. Remove foil and broil until cheese begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Top with cilantro, if desired.


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