This scrumptious tamale pie recipe includes taco-spiced beef, fluffy cornbread, and melted cheese and french fried onions on top.
Keyword: pie, tamale
1 1/2poundsground beef
1canwhole kernel corndrained
1canoriginal Rotel tomatoes
3cupsfrench fried onions
2boxescorn muffin mixand ingredients to make it according to pkg directions
1/2cupshredded cheddar cheese
In a large skillet, cook the ground beef until done, breaking up as you do so with a wooden spoon or whatever you grab out of the kitchen drawer first. Drain off the grease.
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
Stir in the taco seasoning, corn, Rotel tomatoes (juice and all), and half of the french fried onions. Spread into the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
1 packet taco seasoning, 1 can whole kernel corn, 1 can original Rotel tomatoes, 3 cups french fried onions
Prepare the Jiffy cornbread mix according to package directions all in one mixing bowl. Spread the cornbread batter on top of the meat mixture.
2 boxes corn muffin mix
Bake, uncovered, at 400 for 20 minutes or until the cornbread topping is golden. Top with shredded cheese and remaining french fried onions. Return to oven until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream.
3 cups french fried onions, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
To save money, you can substitute rinsed and drained canned black beans or kidney beans for some of the beef in this recipe. Add them in step 2.