Recipe By Quinn Floch
Published Sep 21st
Prep 10m Cook 1h Additional - Ready In 1h 10m
Servings 1 tamale pie Calories 367.1

Try this savory, Southwestern-style family recipe for a quick, simple, all-in-one tamale pie.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter an 8-inch baking or casserole dish.
  2. 2 Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef and onion in the hot skillet until beef is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Mix in corn, tomatoes, oil, chili powder, and cumin. Bring to a boil; remove from heat.
  3. 3 Combine milk, cornmeal, and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in meat mixture. Mix in olives. Pour into the prepared baking dish.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until golden and set, 50 to 60 minutes; mixture should not be mushy.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 367.1
  • Carbohydrate 30.7 g
  • Cholesterol 93.9 mg
  • Fat 22.2 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Protein 13.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Sodium 656.6 mg
  • Sugar 6.7 g

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  1. Super easy and very tasty! I added some cheese on top for the last few minutes of baking, which was a great addition.
  2. I made this vegan style with Quorn meatless crumbles, egg substitute and all organic ingredients. I put a layer of Daya cheddar shreds on top. It is SO good. I'll definitely make it again.
  3. I’m going to confess right now that I made some changes to the recipe but I’ve made this recipe before, as written, and it’s great. However, I didn’t have any olives and I wanted to use a recipe that was the very closest I could find to a recipe I’d made and loved several years - Read more ...