Tamale Pie

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 342.4
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,059.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 18.2 g

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8 servings 8 servings
Number of Servings: 8


    1 c yellow corn meal
    2-ΒΌ c cold water with added bouillon flavor
    1 lb. lean ground beef or veggie crumbles
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1 large green pepper, chopped
    4 tsp canola oil
    1 tsp chili powder
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    1 tsp salt
    Dash of pepper
    3 oz olive(s) (may omit, but good)
    1 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese (also try soy cheddar)
    1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
    1 (10 oz) can Ro-Tel
    1 (16 oz) can whole no-sugar-added kernel corn (with juice)
    1 (16 oz) can dark no-sugar-added red kidney beans


Preheat oven to 350*.

Combine cornmeal, water with bouillon in a medium saucepan; whisk or stir constantly over medium heat until slightly thickened. Spread in a 9 X 13-inch baking pan, sprayed with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

In a large skillet, brown beef or crumbles, onion, green pepper, and canola oil. Add chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper, and stir well. Add tomato paste, Ro-Tel, corn, and kidney beans, and mix well.

Spread mixture evenly over the cornbread mixture and top with 1 cup shredded soy or FF cheddar cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.

Serves 8
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Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JNP5053.

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