Beef Tamale Bake


3.5 of 5 (2)
member ratings
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 293.8
  • Total Fat: 9.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.9 mg
  • Sodium: 651.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 14.3 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Beef Tamale Bake calories by ingredient
Submitted by:

Introduction

Pampered Chef recipe: "In less than an hour, you can serve your family the same great flavors found in traditional tamales." Pampered Chef recipe: "In less than an hour, you can serve your family the same great flavors found in traditional tamales."
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
    1/2 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour
    1/2 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 cup hot water
    2 egg whites
    3 tbsp all vegetable shortening, melted
    1/2 lb lean ground beef (93%)
    1 jar (16 oz) salsa
    1 can (15 1/2 oz) dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    1 garlic clove, pressed
    1 1/2 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 cup (2 oz) shredded Mexican cheese blend

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 8x8 pan with cooking spray. In mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk water, egg white, and shortening into cornmeal mixture. Stir until smooth. Pour batter into baking dish. Brown ground beef, breaking into crumbles; drain if necessary. Add salsa, beans, garlic, chili powder, and cumin to beef; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Spoon beef mixture evenly over batter. Bake 20-23 minutes or until crust is set. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Let stand 5 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.

FYI: The nutrition facts for this recipe do not reflect draining and rinsing the beans, so the sodium should be less if you do this.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LP2278.

Rate This Recipe

Member Ratings For This Recipe


  • Good
    A little too much crust for my family but the flavor was very good will try again with thinner crust - 4/9/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    Very easy to make and tastes just like a tamale! - 6/21/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No