Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

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  • ½ Pound fresh chorizo or spicy sausage, remove casing and broken up

  • 1 small onion

  • 1 poiund ground beef

  • 2 Tsp chili powder

  • 1½ cup chicken broth

  • 1 jar salsa

  • 2 cups finely ground baked tostitos

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 8oz can creamed corn

  • ½ cup mexican blend cheese

  • chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


1. preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a shallow 8X8 glass baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat, add the chorizo and cook until slightly brown (3-4 minutes). Add onion and cook until soft. Add beef and chili powder cook about 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup chicken broth, salsa, and 1/2 cup ground chips. Cook stirring until mixture comes to a boil. Transfer meat to prepared casserole dish. 2. Combine 1 cup chicken broth, milk, cream corn, and 1 cup ground chips in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Cook stirring occasionally until mixture boils, reduce heat and cook stirring occasionally until smooth, creamy and thick. About 15 minutes. 3. Top meat mixture with creamy corn mixture, sprinkle evenly with shredded cheese. Cover lightly with foil and bake 20 minutes. Place a baking sheet under casserole dish in oven to catch overflowing juices. Uncover, place unde broiler and cook additional 2-3 minutes until cheese bubbles. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with additional crushed chips and chopped cilantro.


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