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Tamale Pie Recipe

This Tamale Pie Recipe is so simple to make and is so delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: casserole, dinner, tamale
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 662kcal


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 can corn undrained (or you can use 2 cups of frozen corn and 1/4 cup of water)
  • 2 boxes corn muffin mix + ingredients listed on the box
  • 16 oz salsa 14-16 oz
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • *Feel free to add whatever else you like- olives green onions, diced tomatoes etc.


  • Heat the oven to 375°F.
  • Brown the ground beef over medium-high heat. Rinse and drain.
  • Add the corn and salsa to the beef- mix until combined.
  • Pour the beef mixture into a 13 x 9 casserole pan.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the corn muffin mix according to the package directions. Spread the batter evenly on top of the beef mixture.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 662kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 1056mg | Potassium: 661mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 618IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 4mg