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Tamale Pie With Peppers

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Ingredients
  Green pepper 1 Medium, seeded and diced
  Onion 2 Ounce, diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Cooked ground beef/Cooked chicken, julienned 12 Ounce, crumbled
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (No Sugar Added)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Dry enriched yellow cornmeal 2 Ounce
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cook green pepper, onion, and garlic in large nonstick skillet until browned.
Add beef or chicken and tomato sauce; simmer 5 minutes.
Stir in chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, oregano, cumin, and pepper.
Set aside.
In a small saucepan combine cornmeal, cold water, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Gradually add boiling water and cook stirring constantly for 5 minutes, or until mixture thickens.
Spread half the cornmeal mixture in an 8x8-inch baking pan.
Top with tomato sauce mixture and spread with remaining cornmeal.
Bake at 350°F.
for 30 minutes.
Divide evenly.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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