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Spoonbread Tamale Pie

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Spoonbread Tamale Pie is a delicious side dish version that you will always love to include in your party. The Spoonbread Tamale Pie will surely always tempt you to try it again and again!
  Lean ground beef/Chuck 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Green pepper 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or mashed
  Shortening/Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned pear shaped tomatoes 15 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned whole kernel corn 12 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Chile powder 6 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pitted black olives 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornmeal topping 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Saute the meat, onion, green pepper, and garlic together in heated shortening until onions are golden, about 10 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, corn, salt, chile powder, and pepper; cover and simmer 5 minutes.
Stir in the cornmeal blended with the water; simmer 10 minutes more.
Add olives and turn into a 9 by 13-inch baking dish.
Spread topping mixture over meat.
Bake uncovered in a 375° oven for 40 minutes.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3526 Calories from Fat 1345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g238.5%

Saturated Fat 36.3 g181.3%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 390 mg130%

Sodium 6665.1 mg277.7%

Total Carbohydrates 369 g122.9%

Dietary Fiber 56 g224.2%

Sugars 37.9 g

Protein 183 g366.6%

Vitamin A 243.2% Vitamin C 238.9%

Calcium 33.4% Iron 187.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spoonbread Tamale Pie Recipe