Tamale Pie I

Tamale Pie I


"A quick and satisfying meal of tamales. Serve with sour cream and salsa, if desired."


servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.1 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 18.8 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 626 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large skillet, cook meat, onion and garlic until done. Drain fat.
  3. Add tomatoes and creamed corn. Add milk, olives, eggs and cornmeal. Bring to a boil.
  4. Pour into a greased 2 quart casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 minutes. Put the cheese on top for the last 5 minutes of baking.
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  1. 39 Ratings


I made a few changes and it turned out really well. First of all, when you are cooking the meat, onions and garlic, add some RUBBED SAGE, CAYENNE PEPPER, CUMIN and a small dash of PARSLEY FLAKES...

I made cornbread batter instead of mixing it in the meat. I used creamed corn, included the kidney beans, and added salt, cayenne pepper, cumin, along with the chili powder to season up the mea...

I made a tamale pie like this for years, I raised four kids on it. I loved it, easy, filling and inexpensive. I used Grandma's seasoning instead of chili power, added extra onion and cheese. I...

This recipe is similar to one our family has used for years. But we up the flavor by adding salt, pepper, and enough chili powder to give it a little bite. Also, we use whole kernel canned or fr...

I made this recipe but made the corn bread batter and poured it over the top. My family liked it so much I made two pans and both were gone in one sitting. Wow what an awesome meal.

I'm agreeing that this was dull. And dry. I expected it to form its own crust, and it sort of did, but a lot of the cornmeal was just throughout the dish and made it very gritty. Sorry, this ...

This recipe did not meet my expectations. It was very bland and needs flavor. Also, I had expected the dish to cook into a "bread" like cornbread. It does not and only the top was not mushy. ...

This is much better made ahead-I put it in two casserole dishes since it makes quite a lot. I used frozen corn, didn't have any canned cream corn. I liked it much better the second go round-the ...

Very mushy...the first bite was okay, the second bite made me full. I will not make this again.