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  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  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
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  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.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3043 Calories from Fat 1353

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 152 g234.2%

Saturated Fat 68 g340.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 378.9 mg126.3%

Sodium 6917.3 mg288.2%

Total Carbohydrates 290 g96.8%

Dietary Fiber 52.7 g210.9%

Sugars 86.6 g

Protein 147 g294.2%

Vitamin A 132% Vitamin C 180.6%

Calcium 297.2% Iron 123%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Frank Tamale Pie Recipe