Tamale pie is a simple, spicy casserole everyone in the family will enjoy. This is a sponsored post for Boiron® and PTPA. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
As you know I love Tex-Mex. It’s a side effect of growing up in Texas. The other day I was looking through my pantry deciding what to make for dinner. We are getting ready to move back to Texas (finally!!) and I am trying to use up all the food I have on hand instead of buying more food. To say things are getting creative would be an understatement. Some meals are turning out substantially better than others. I happen to have all these ingredients on hand because I make red chicken enchiladas and taco soup a lot. We make homemade salsa all the time and have a little salsa garden. With all this on hand it made it pretty easy to come up with something tasty and I must say this recipe for Texas tamale pie turned out fantastic!
Texas Tamale Pie
Tamale Pie Directions:
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- Jiffy cornbread mix
- sour cream
- creamed corn
- ground beef
- yellow onion
- ground cumin
- chili powder
- red enchilada sauce (10 oz can)
- Monterey jack cheese
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
2. Grease a round baking dish and set aside.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the box of corn bread, egg, sour cream, and creamed corn. Mix until well combined.
4. Pour into your prepared baking dish and place into the oven for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown.
5. While the cornbread is in the oven, using a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion, minced garlic and spices.
6. Once the meat is browned, set aside to cool.
7. When the cornbread is done, use the bottom of a wooden skewer and poke holes all around the corn bread.
8. Pour half a can of the red enchilada sauce onto the corn bread
9. Scoop the beef and onion mixture onto the corn bread and top with cheese and sliced jalepanos.
7. Place back into the oven for 10-15 more minutes until the cheese is fully melted.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 163Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 330mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 9g