Tamale Pie

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Jan. 18, 2012

Ingredients

For filling
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1 , chopped
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Diced tomatoes 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Green pepper 1 , chopped
Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For crust
Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Corn grits 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cornmeal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated cheese/Soy cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs) (as per choice, one that melts well)
Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Sliced olives 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cooked beans 4 Cup (64 tbs) (preferably kidney, Lima or black turtle)
Pecorino 1 Tablespoon
Romano cheese 4 Tablespoon

Directions

MAKING

1. In a skillet warm olive oil.

2. Add onions and garlic. Saute for 5 minutes till they are soft.

3. Add tomato puree, chili powder, pepper, tomatoes, olives and salt. Sommer 10 minutes.

4. Combine beans. Simmer 10 minutes.

5. To prepare the crust boil water.

6. Add cornmeal and corn grits. Stir well.

7. Whisk so that there are no lumps. Mix Romano and olive oil.

8. Simmer 10 minutes. Keep stirring so that the ingredients do not stick.

9. Add olive oil to grease a 2-quart casserole.

10. Spoon cornmeal crust while reserving 1-1/2 cups as toppings.

11. Spread filling on the crust and add the remaining cornmeal in the top section.

12. Add grated cheese.

13. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Stand 10 minutes further.

SERVING

14. Serve Tamale Pie immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 838Calories from Fat 252

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.7%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1977 mg82.38%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.7%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 51 g102%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet