Tamale Pie With Peppers Recipe


Cooking Time30 MinHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 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


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.