Frank Tamale Pie
|Chopped onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped green pepper||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Frankfurters||1⁄2 Pound (4 Or 5 Pieces)|
|Pork and beans in tomato sauce||16 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Canned whole kernel corn||12 Ounce, drained (1 Can)|
|Tomato sauce||8 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Chopped pitted ripe olives||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Chili powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Shredded american cheese||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Yellow cornmeal||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
In a large skillet cook onion and green pepper in butter till tender but not brown.
Cut franks in 1/2-inch pieces.
Stir into skillet along with beans, corn, tomato sauce, olives, garlic, sugar, chili powder, and dash pepper.
Simmer, uncovered, till thickened, about 30 minutes.
Add cheese; stir till melted.
Turn mixture into a greased 12 x 7 1/2 x 2 inch baking dish.
Place 2 cups cold water in saucepan.
Stir in cornmeal and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Cook and stir till very thick (14 to 1 minute after mixture comes to boiling).
Spoon over hot frank mixture, forming a lattice design as shown in photo at right.
Bake, uncovered, at 375° for about 25 minutes.