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Peppered Tamale Pie

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Round steak 1 Pound, ground
  Ground pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Canned tomatoes 30 Ounce (1 No. 21/2 Can)
  Ripe olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pitted
  Chili peppers 2 , cut fine
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cayenne To Taste
  Grated cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Corn meal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Place a large Dutch over or casserole, heat oil over a medium high flame.
2. Add the onions, garlic and pepper and sauté until onion is soft and lightly browned.
3. Add the ground meat and brown well.
4. Tip in the tomatoes, olives, peppers and seasonings and stir well.
5. Cover the pan and simmer on a low flame for 1 hour until the meat is cooked. Add water if the mixture gets too dry.
6. When the meat is cooked, add the cheese, corn meal and chill powder and blend it, stirring until it is heated though.

FINALIZING
7. Make a corn meal mush by combining corn meal and water.
8. Spoon the tamale into a casserole dish.
9. Cover with the corn meal mush and place under a broiler until golden brown.

SERVING
10. Serve garnished with olives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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