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Stovetop Tamale Pie

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Stovetop Tamale Pie
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  • Makes: 4 servings

One skillet beef and bean tamale pie that cook on the stovetop. For an extra kick, add your favorite hot sauce to this tasty tamale pie.

Ingredients

  • Quick Chili:
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, lean
  • 1 can kidney beans (15 1/2 ounce, drain and save liquid)
  • 1/3 cup bean liquid
  • 1 cup tomato puree (canned)
  • 1 tablespoon onion (minced)
  • 1/8 tablespoon chili powder
  • Tamale Pie:
  • 8 cans whole kernel corn (12 ounce, not drained)
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 1/4 cups cold water (8 fluid ounces)
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

Prepare Chili:

1. Cook beef in hot skillet until lightly browned. Drain off fat.

2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil.

3. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.

Prepare Tamale Pie:

1. Place chili in a 10-inch skillet. Stir in corn. Heat thoroughly.

2. As chili heats, mix cornmeal and salt with water in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened, about 2 minutes.

3. Spread cornmeal mixture over hot chili to form a crust. Sprinkle with chili powder.

4. Cover and cook over low heat, with lid slightly ajar, until topping is set, about 10 minutes.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source: University of Illinois, Extension Service, Wellness Ways Resource Book

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (387g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 362
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 843 mg
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 24 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 72 mg
Iron 7 mg
Potassium 1058 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 362
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 37 mg
Carbohydrates 51 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 24 g
Minerals
Calcium 72 mg
Potassium 1058 mg
Sodium 843 mg
Copper 462 mcg
Iron 7 mg
Magnesium 111 mg
Phosphorus 359 mg
Selenium 14 mcg
Zinc 5 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 68 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 6 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 22 mcg
Folate 183 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 94 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/4 cups
Grains
3/4 ounces
Protein Foods
3 3/4 ounces

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