bite_me_bistro (bite_me_bistro) wrote in biteme_bistro,

Tamale Pie

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 cup onion-chopped
1 green pepper-chopped
2 tsp. chili powder
1 15oz. can tomato sauce
1 28oz. can tomatos-cut up
1 17oz. can corn-drained
1/2 cup ripe olives-sliced
1 clove garlic-minced
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
1 cup cheddar cheese-grated

3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups cold water
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tbsp. butter

To make the filling:
Brown ground beef, onions, and green pepper and then drain. Add the remaining ingredients except for the cheese.
Bring to a boil, simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until melted. Set Aside.

To make the crust:
In a saucepan cook on medium-high heat stirring constantly until thick. Add butter, mix well. Spread half of the crust mixture over the bottom of a 12x8x2-inch baking dish. Add filling, spoon on remaining crust. bake at 375* degrees for 45 minutes. Top with grated cheese if desired. makes 6 servings.
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