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Stovetop Tamale Pie

Stovetop Tamale Pie

86 Ratings
86 Ratings
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Stovetop Tamale Pie
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

One skillet beef and bean tamale pie that cook on the stovetop. For an extra kick, add your favorite hot sauce to this tasty tamale pie.

Ingredients

  • Quick Chili:
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, lean
  • 1 can kidney beans (15 1/2 ounce, drain and save liquid)
  • 1/3 cup bean liquid
  • 1 cup tomato puree (canned)
  • 1 tablespoon onion (minced)
  • 1/8 tablespoon chili powder
  • Tamale Pie:
  • 8 cans whole kernel corn (12 ounce, not drained)
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 1/4 cups cold water (8 fluid ounces)
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

Prepare Chili:
1. Cook beef in hot skillet until lightly browned. Drain off fat.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.

Prepare Tamale Pie:
1. Place chili in a 10-inch skillet. Stir in corn. Heat thoroughly.
2. As chili heats, mix cornmeal and salt with water in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened, about 2 minutes.
3. Spread cornmeal mixture over hot chili to form a crust. Sprinkle with chili powder.
4. Cover and cook over low heat, with lid slightly ajar, until topping is set, about 10 minutes.

Optional - Top with light sour cream, or low-fat yogurt.

Notes

Learn more about:
- Tomatoes
- Onions
- Corn

Source:

University of Illinois Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (387g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 362
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 843 mg
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 24 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 72 mg
Iron 7 mg
Potassium 1058 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 362
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 37 mg
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 24 g
Minerals
Calcium 72 mg
Potassium 1058 mg
Sodium 843 mg
Copper 462 mcg
Iron 7 mg
Magnesium 111 mg
Phosphorus 359 mg
Selenium 14 mcg
Zinc 5 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 68 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 1.3 mcg
Vitamin C 6 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 22 mcg
Folate 183 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 94 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 4 ounces

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Very bland. We added garlic, cumin, oregano, and black pepper, and used pinto beans with jalapeno -- it helped a lot!
01/18/08
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