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Tamale Pie

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Tamale Pie

Course Dinner
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 471kcal


  • 2 pounds 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 (10 ounce) can mild red enchilada sauce
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel Mild Diced Tomatoes & Green Chiles
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole kernel corn drained
  • 1 Tablespoon low-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese divided
  • 1 (8.5 ounce) pkg. Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup low-fat 1% milk


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8×10-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • Add ground beef and onion to a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook for 6-8 minutes, breaking up meat, until meat is cooked through and onion is tender; drain excess grease.
  • Add enchilada sauce, black beans, Rotel, corn, taco seasoning, salt and pepper to the skillet. Mix to combine and let simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and mix in 1⁄2 cup cheese then spread mixture in the bottom of prepared pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine corn muffin mix, egg and milk until well combined then spread over the ground beef mixture.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1⁄2 cup shredded cheddar cheese on top and bake for 35-40 minutes or until crust Is golden brown.


MFP: MFF Tamale Pie
June 2022


Serving: 9.5ounces | Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 44.7g | Protein: 34.5g | Fat: 17.1g

6 thoughts on “Tamale Pie

  1. 5 stars
    New family favorite! Definitely prep a 9×13 pan instead of 8×10 for all that goodness!

  2. 5 stars
    So good. Love the sweetness the corn muffin mix adds to the dish. There’s perfect balance of ingredients and seasoning. This recipe will definitely be on repeat at our house!!

  3. 5 stars
    Soooo delicious and easy!! Used some spicy enchilada sauce to kick up the heat, and tasted perfect. Will definitely make it again!

  4. 5 stars
    This was amazing. The portions are so filling. Will be a repeat meal at this house for sure!

  5. 5 stars
    So good! Will definitely make this regularly!

  6. 5 stars
    Another keeper! Definitely going in the regular rotation – whole family loved it!

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