Recipe: Perfect Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie.

Tamale Pie You can have Tamale Pie using 21 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Tamale Pie

  1. You need of Tamale filling.
  2. Prepare 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Prepare 1 of medium onion minced.
  4. Prepare 2 tbsp of chili powder.
  5. It’s 2 of garlic cloves minced.
  6. Prepare 1 lb of lean ground beef.
  7. Prepare 15 oz of can black beans drained and rinsed.
  8. Prepare 14 oz of can diced tomatoes drained.
  9. You need 1 cup of cheddar cheese.
  10. It’s 2 tbsp of cilantro minced.
  11. It’s to taste of Salt.
  12. You need of Cornbread topping.
  13. You need 3/4 cup of flour.
  14. You need 3/4 cup of yellow cornmeal.
  15. Prepare 3 tbsp of sugar.
  16. Prepare 3/4 tsp of salt.
  17. Prepare 3/4 tsp of baking powder.
  18. You need 1/4 tsp of baking soda.
  19. It’s 3/4 cup of buttermilk.
  20. It’s 1 of large egg.
  21. Prepare 3 tbsp of melted and cooled unsalted butter.

Tamale Pie instructions

  1. Set oven to 450°.
  2. FOR THE FILLING: heat oil in a dutch oven or oven safe skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and chili powder and heat for 5 min stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook for 30 more seconds..
  3. Stir in beef, beans, and tomatoes and cook for anothe 5 min. Add cheese and cilantro and season with salt..
  4. FOR THE CORNBREAD TOPPING: whisk flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda together in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl beat egg into buttermilk. Combine with cornmeal mixture. Add butter, stir, and dollop over filling, spread evenly..
  5. Bake for 12-15 min. Serve hot..