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Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes


Makes 6 servings


1 pound ground beef
1 can (about 14 ounces) diced tomatoes
1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
1 can (4 ounces) sliced black olives, drained
1 package (1-1/4 ounces) taco seasoning mix
1 package (6 ounces) corn muffin mix, plus ingredients to prepare mix
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 green onion, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Brown beef in large skillet 6 to 8 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring to break up meat. Drain fat.
  2. Add tomatoes, corn, olives and seasoning mix to beef. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Pour mixture into deep 9-inch pie plate; smooth top with spatula.
  3. Prepare corn muffin mix according to package directions. Spread evenly over beef mixture. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with cheese and onion. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with papaya wedges sprinkled with lime juice.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 1679 mg
Protein 21 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Total Fat 20 g
Calories from Fat 44 %
Calories 412

Dietary Exchange

Meat 2
Vegetable 1
Starch 2
Fat 3

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