Tamale Pie With Peppers Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time30 MinHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Green pepper1 Medium, seeded and diced
 Onion2 Ounce, diced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Cooked ground beef/Cooked chicken, julienned12 Ounce, crumbled
 Tomato sauce1 Cup (16 tbs) (No Sugar Added)
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
 Oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Pepper To Taste
 Dry enriched yellow cornmeal2 Ounce
 Cold water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Boiling water1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1247 Calories from Fat 472

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.5%

Saturated Fat 20.8 g103.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 243 mg81%

Sodium 2257.4 mg94.1%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.5%

Sugars 20 g

Protein 100 g199.2%

Vitamin A 72.4% Vitamin C 270.5%

Calcium 22.4% Iron 64.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cook green pepper, onion, and garlic in large nonstick skillet until browned.
Add beef or chicken and tomato sauce; simmer 5 minutes.
Stir in chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, oregano, cumin, and pepper.
Set aside.
In a small saucepan combine cornmeal, cold water, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Gradually add boiling water and cook stirring constantly for 5 minutes, or until mixture thickens.
Spread half the cornmeal mixture in an 8x8-inch baking pan.
Top with tomato sauce mixture and spread with remaining cornmeal.
Bake at 350°F.
for 30 minutes.
Divide evenly.
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