Free Recipe Terrific Tamale Pie

Recipe Type: Free Mexican Recipes
Recipe Preparation: bake
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 6

Ingredients for Terrific Tamale Pie Recipe

6 sl Bacon
Freshly ground black pepper
1 lb Ground beef
1/4 ts Ground comino
1 c Whole kernel corn, fresh OR
8 oz Tomato sauce
-frozen OR canned
Cornmeal Piecrust (recipe
1/4 c Chopped green chile
3 Green onions, chopped
1 Egg
1/4 c Cornmeal
1/4 c Evaporated milk
1/4 ts Oregano
1/2 ts Dry mustard
1 ts Ground pure hot red chile
2 c Grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 ts Salt
4 Stuffed olives, sliced

Terrific Tamale Pie Preparation

1. Fry bacon until crisp; break into large pieces. Set side. Chill bacon drippings until firm for use in the crust. 2. Brown ground beef in a large skillet; drain off fat. Stir in next 10 ingredients. Reserve egg, evaporated milk, etc. for the top crust. 3. Prepare the piecrust, and use it to line a 9-inch pie pan. Place meat mixture in the pan. Bake at 425 degrees F for 25 minutes. 4. Meanwhile, combine egg, evaporated milk, mustard and cheese. Spread on top of the pie and decorate with the reserved bacon pieces and the sliced olives. Bake for 5 minutes longer, or until cheese meltes. Let stand for 10 minutes, or until firm, before serving. CORNMEAL PIECRUST (1 crust for 9-inch pie): 1 cup all purpose flour 2 Tbsp cornmeal 1/3 cup firm bacon rippings OR other shortening 3 4 Tbsp cold water 1. Combine flour and cornmeal, then cut in bacon drippings. When mixture is granular, add the water, in small quantities to insure a flaky crust, until pastry is mixed. 2. Roll out on a floured surface to a circle 1 1/2 times larger than the inverted 9-inch pie pan. Fit pastry into pan and form a fluted edge all around. Maximum recommended freezer storage: 2 months. Makes 6 servings. From: JANE BUTEL’S TEX-MEX COOKBOOK by Jane Butel, Harmony Books, New York. 1980. ISBN 0-517-539861 Shared by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 3/93

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