Vegetable Tamale Pie

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 310.5
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  • Sodium: 874.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 61.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    Bean Filling:
    Ground Cumin seed, 2 tsp
    Chili Powder, 1 tsp to 1 tbsp
    Broth or water
    Onions, raw, 1 medium, finely diced
    *Peppers, sweet, red, fresh, 1 medium diced
    Canned Diced Tomatoes, 1 can
    Zucchini, 2 cup, sliced (2 small), diced
    Black Beans, cooked, 1.5 cup, or one can drained
    Cilantro, chopped, 2 tbsp (opt)
    Salt and Pepper

    Corn Bread Topping:
    Stone Ground Yellow Cornmeal, 1 cup
    All-Purpose Flour, .75 cup
    Baking Powder, 2 tsp
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Peppers, sweet, red, .5 medium finely diced
    Milk, nonfat, .5 cup
    Egg white, 2 lightly beaten
    *Canola Oil, 2 tbsp
    Creamed Corn, 1 can


Preheat oven to 425.
Oil Spray an large ovenproof skillet and place over medium-high heat. Pour in a little broth to prevent sticking. Add in onion, bell pepper, zucchini, cumin, and chili powder. Saute until onion is translucent, about 3 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes with thier juices and the beans. Add cilantro (if using) and season to taste. Cook for 1 minute more and remove from heat.
To make topping, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, and bell pepper in a medium bowl and mix well. In separate bowl, whisk together the milk, egg whites, oil, and creamed corm. Pour into the flour mixture and stir until well moistened. Batter will be lumpy. Spread batter over beans in the skillet. Use a spatula to smooth batter over beans and spread all the way to sides of skillet.
Place in oven and bake for about 25 minutes, until top is golden and firm. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Holds together well and can be served with a pie server or spoon.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CONNECTED1.

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  • Good
    This looks like a really yummy veggie version which is what I was looking for. I'm going to sub pinto beans for the black beans and making it tonight! - 1/7/10

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