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Easy Tamale Pie

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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This Easy Tamale Pie will make a great weeknight meal.

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ medium red enchilada sauce
2
cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
teaspoon chili powder
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
box (8.5 oz) corn muffin mix
Milk and egg called for on muffin mix box

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch ovenproof skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in enchilada sauce, 1 can of the green chiles and the chili powder. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese.
  • 2 Meanwhile, make corn muffin batter as directed on box. Stir in remaining 1 can green chiles and remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Spoon batter evenly over beef mixture.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch ovenproof skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in enchilada sauce, 1 can of the green chiles and the chili powder. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese.
  • 2 Meanwhile, make corn muffin batter as directed on box. Stir in remaining 1 can green chiles and remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Spoon batter evenly over beef mixture.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

Make it fresh! Top with diced tomatoes, sliced green onions, fresh cilantro leaves, sour cream and pico de gallo or salsa, if desired.

Add a fresh green salad to round out your meal.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
680.0
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31.6g
49%
Saturated Fat
13.2g
66%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
83.4mg
28%
Sodium
1374.3mg
57%
Total Carbohydrate
70.7g
24%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
21.7g
Protein
24.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
23.60%
24%
Calcium
24%
24%
Iron
15.50%
16%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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