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Easy Tamale Pie

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Green pepper 1⁄2 , chopped
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Round steak 1 Pound, ground
  Canned tomatoes 28 Ounce (3 1/2 Cups, One 1 Pound 12 Ounce Can)
  Salt To Taste
  Ripe olives 1 Dozen, pitted
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Seasoned beef broth/Chicken broth 1 Quart
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Saute onion, garlic, and pepper in hot olive oil in a skillet.
Add beef and saute until meat loses red color, stirring with fork to crumble meat.
Add tomatoes, 1 teaspoon salt, olives, coriander, and chili powder.
Cook slowly for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix cornmeal and cold water in top part of double boiler.
Add hot broth slowly and cook over boiling water until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Line an oiled 2-quart casserole with half the mush mixture.
Add meat mixture and top with remaining mush.
Let cool slightly and crisscross top with knife.
Dot generously with butter.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 45 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Healthy

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