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Tamale Pie

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Tamale Pie


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Beef and Beans on the bottom, cornbread on top -- @awo tasted and said, "I could eat this every week". Consider yourself warned!


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 can Rotel (tomatoes and green chiles)
  • 1 can Pinto beans (or ranchero, maybe even black beans)
  • 1 box/bag of cornbread mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 4 oz grated cheddar or mexican cheese


Preheat oven to 400 degrees Brown the beef over medium high heat, breaking up any large pieces, drain if needed. Add beans and rotel, simmer for 5-7 minutes Add beef/beans/rotel mixture to a 9x12 inch casserole dish Whisk egg and buttermilk in a large bowl, Fold cornbread mixture into egg/buttermilk, add butter and cheese. Mix until just combined. Top the beef mixture with cornbread, smooth out the cornbread. Bake 20 minutes until a knife goes cleanly through the cornbread and the beef is bubbling.





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Jesse Wolgamott


Jesse Wolgamott

Influences: Italian, Texas BBQ, and Mexican

Location: Richmond, TX

Favorite Piece of Cooking Equipment: Set of Knives (can't narrow to 1)

Favorite Recipes: Lasagna for comfort. Chilada for beers. Chocolate cupcakes for dessert. Baked Potato Soup.

What else? ehh.. not really.

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