Tamale Pie

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Total: 2 hr.
Dig into a real piece of Mexican-inspired Americana.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili seasoning
  • 12 premade tamales
  • 2 cups whole-kernel corn, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped black olives
  • 1/2 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Warm vegetable oil in skillet and sauté onions until caramelized.
  • Add beef and brown.
  • Add tomato sauce, salt, and chili seasoning; mix well and remove from heat once flavors are well incorporated.
  • Remove tamales from husks and mash in a bowl; stir in corn and olives.
  • Grease a 2-quart casserole dish with vegetable oil and place half of tamale mixture at bottom.
  • Add meat mixture as next layer and top with remaining tamale mixture.
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  • Bake for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 497
  Calories from Fat 263 (53%)
(45%)Total Fat 29g
(57%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(27%)Cholesterol 80mg
(47%)Sodium 1139mg
(15%)Potassium 519mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(25%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(44%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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