• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This tamale pie recipe is about to become a new easy, family favorite! This tamale pie has it all with its layer of saucy, boldly seasoned ground beef, corn, beans, and cheese crowned with a velvety, cheese infused masa crust. It’s hearty old-school, budget friendly comfort food that’s quick and easy to make with pantry friendly ingredients, plus it can be easily customized to suite your tastes. This tamale pie recipe is also make ahead and freezer friendly; it can be made in one 9x13 pan or two skillets so you can enjoy one now and freeze one for later!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
    • 1 yellow onion, chopped (or 1 tsp onion powder)
    • 1 red bell pepper (chopped (optional))
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced (or 1 tsp garlic powder)
    • 1 tablespoon beef bouillon
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 3/4 tsp EACH dried oregano, salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1 15 oz. can sweet corn (rinsed and drained)
    • 1 15 oz. can black beans (rinsed and drained)
    • 1 14.5 oz. can fire roasted diced tomatoes with juices
    • 1 4 oz. can mild chopped green chiles
    • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 1 cup low sodium beef broth
    • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    • 3 cups masa harina
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 cup melted butter
    • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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