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Easy Peasy Tamale Pie

Easy Peasy Tamale Pie

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I simply adore Mexican food, but am allergic to bell peppers. When I find a recipe that lets me enjoy the yumminess but not make me sick? I like to share and this Tamale Pie is just the ticket. 16 Smart Points Per serving!
tamale pie
You will need:
  • 1 small box of Jiffy corn bread mix
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 C low fat sour cream
  • 1/2 C creamed corn
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 TBSP minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 C of red enchilada sauce (10 oz can)
  • 1/2 of a bag of shredded Monteray jack cheese
  • 2 Jalapeno’s sliced into rounds
  • 1/4 C minced cilantro
Directions:
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Grease a round baking dish and set aside
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the box of corn bread, egg, sour cream, and creamed corn.
  • Mix until combined
  • Pour into your prepared baking dish and place into the oven for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown
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  • While the corn bread is in the oven, using a large skillet cook the ground beef, onion, minced garlic and spices.
  • Once the meat is browned set aside to cool
  • When the corn bread is done, use the bottom of a wooden skewer and poke holes all around the corn bread.
  • Pour half a can of the red enchilada sauce onto the corn bread
  • Scoop the beef and onion mixture onto the corn bread and top with cheese and sliced Jalepeno
  • Place back into the oven for 15-20 more minutes until the cheese is fully melted
  • Tamal
  • Let cool for 5 minutes before serving and enjoying!

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