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Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie - January Recipe of the Month 2018

Servings 6


  • 1 cup onion chopped (1 medium onion)
  • 1 cup bell pepper chopped (1 medium bell pepper)
  • ½ pound lean ground beef
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 1 package 8.5 ounces corn muffin mix
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt or light sour cream
  • 1 can 4.25 ounces diced green chilies, undrained
  • 1 egg
  • Optional: ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray. Cook onion, bell pepper, and ground beef until beef is cooked through, about 6 minutes. Stir in salsa. Stir in cheese, if desired.

Spray an 8 inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray. Spread the meat and vegetable mixture on the bottom of the plate.

Mix corn muffin mix, yogurt or sour cream, green chilies, and egg until combined. Spread on top of the meat and vegetable mixture.

Bake until corn muffin topping is golden brown and set, about 30 minutes.