Main Dishes

Easy Tamale Pie

This is a quick easy and delicious dinner.  Just top with sour cream and a little black olives & green onions.  Serve with a salad on the side.  Let me know what you think!


    • 1 lb ground beef or 1 lb ground turkey
    • 1 1/4 ounces chili seasoning mix ( 1 packet)*
    • 8 ounces tomato sauce
    • 1 can of creamed corn 
    • 8 1/2 ounces corn muffin mix (like Jiffy brand)
    • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Brown ground beef or turkey and drain fat.
  2. Stir in chili seasoning mix, tomato sauce and beans.
  3. Pour into a 2-quart casserole.
  4. Prepare corn muffin mix according to package directions.
  5. Spread batter over chili.
  6. Bake in 350 degree oven 35-40 minutes or until center is firm.
  7. Top with 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

*If you don’t have a chili mix, just add 1 Tablespoon of chili powder, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of salt.