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Tamale Casserole

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  Lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Green pepper 1 Medium, chopped
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Whole tomatoes 1 Pound, undrained
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Kretschmer Regular Brand)
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Dash
  Wheat germ cornbread 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Recipe)
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated

Cook beef, green pepper and onion over medium heat until beef is lightly browned.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, wheat germ, chili powder, salt and hot pepper sauce.
Simmer while preparing the batter for Wheat Germ Cornbread.
Pour hot meat mixture into greased 3 qt. (3 L) casserole.
Spread evenly with the batter.
Bake at 400°F (200°C) for 25 to 30 minutes until corn bread is golden brown.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake for 2 to 3 minutes longer until cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2834 Calories from Fat 998

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g182.2%

Saturated Fat 50.1 g250.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 543.4 mg181.1%

Sodium 5247.4 mg218.6%

Total Carbohydrates 231 g77%

Dietary Fiber 42.4 g169.5%

Sugars 59.8 g

Protein 214 g427.3%

Vitamin A 200.9% Vitamin C 395.9%

Calcium 122.8% Iron 176.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tamale Casserole Recipe