Slow Cooker Tamale Pie

Slow Cooker Tamale Pie

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"This is a simple tamale pie recipe that tastes very similar to authentic tamales without all the work! I sometimes double this recipe and make it in a large slow cooker. This recipe is a big hit with my husband. Serve with various toppings such as sour cream, more cheese, salsa, green onions, tomatoes, etc. "

Ingredients

5 h 20 m servings 463 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 463 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.7g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1057 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the ground beef in a skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir the beef until it is browned, about 10 minutes, breaking up the meat as it cooks. Drain the beef, and place it into the slow cooker. Stir in the kidney beans, enchilada sauce, and garlic powder.
  2. In a bowl, combine the corn bread mix with milk, egg, and butter, and stir until just mixed. Stir in the Cheddar cheese. Spoon the corn bread mixture over the beef mixture in the slow cooker.
  3. Set the cooker to Low, cover, and cook until the corn bread topping is cooked through and set, about 5 hours.

Footnotes

  • You can substitute Mexican-style cheese or pepper jack for the Cheddar cheese.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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This is very good. I did tweak it a little since we like things spicy. First, I doubled the recipe since I have a large oval slow cooker. I added some sauteed diced onions and bell peppers plus ...

thanks everyone.. I also "tweak" this recipe. This recipe was given to me by a friend and what I do to tweak it.. I double the meat, double the enchilada sauce, add chilli powder & garlic powder...

I made Sals' Red Enchilada Sauce (which hubby said smelled wonderful, and I didn't think to taste before I put it in the meat mixture) for this, then did everything by the recipe. I put a towel ...