Emma's Tamale Pie


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Serves 8-10 | Prep Time 30 | Cook Time 70

Why I Love This Recipe

I have always loved tamale pie, and this is one of my favorites - especially after I have changed it to what I want in it so I don't have to pick out the stuff i don't like :)


Ingredients You'll Need

1 yellow onion, chopped and caramelized
3/4 lb ground beef
2 8oz cans seasoned tomato sauce
1 can corn, drained
1/2 c chopped olives
2 T roasted garlic
1 T sugar
1 t salt
2 1/2 t chili powder
dash pepper
1 1/2 c shredded mexican blend cheese

Corn meal top
3/4 c yellow cornmeal
1/2 t salt
2 c cold spring water
1 T butter


Directions

Brown ground beef and drain fat, add everything but cheese and mix well


Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened


Remove from heat and add cheese, stir until melted


Pour mixture into 9x12 baking dish


Corn Meal Top


Stir cornmeal and salt into cold water, heat and stir until thick


Add butter and mix well


Spoon over meat mixture, making narrow stripes


Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes or until top is browned


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