Saturday, May 14, 2011

Stove Top Tamale Pie

I have no idea where this recipe came from, but I found it in one of my notebooks of recipes I want to try out . . . quick and easy!

1 t. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
1 14-oz. can black beans, undrained
1/2 C. water
1 3-oz. can chopped green chilies, undrained
1 1.25-oz. package taco seasoning mix
1 8-oz. package corn muffin mix
1 C. shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 C. sliced green onion

In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, place the olive oil and onion and sauté until the onion is translucent. Add the ground beef and brown; drain the fat.

Stir in the tomato sauce, black beans, water, green chilies and taco seasoning mix. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer 5 minutes.

Prepare the corn muffin mix according to package directions. Drop small spoonfuls of batter over the meat mixture in the skillet; don't worry if there are some small uncovered places. Cover and cook over medium heat 15-17 minutes until the batter is cooked through.

Sprinkle the mixture with the cheese and green onion. Recover and cook 3-4 minutes over low heat until the cheese melts.

Serves 4-6

1 comment:

comix said...

Boy your comment form would sure discourage all but google bloggers and diehards from commenting. OK so I put an openid in my own blog. JUST FOR YOU. And this recipe looks like delicious, if I just substitute pure cornmeal

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