Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Tamale Pie

2 lb ground beef
2 medium green and/or red sweet peppers - seeded and chopped
1 (11 oz) can cheese soup
2 (2 1/2 oz) cans olives
1 (8 oz) jar of salsa - 3/4 cup
1/4 cup water
2 (8 oz) pkg corn muffin mix
3/4 cup shredded cojak or colby cheese
cherry tomatoes (optional)

In a 12" skillet, cook ground beef and peppers until meat is brown.  Drain.  **Stir in soup, olives, salsa, and water.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat.  Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat.  Meanwhile, prepare corn muffin mix according to package directions.  Spread half the batter into a greased 9x13 pan.  Spoon hot meat mixture over muffin batter.  Spread remaining batter over meat mixture.  Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes, or until muffin layer is golden.  Top with cheese.  Serves 12-15.

**You can also add a can of corn or green chilies to the meat mixture.


hoLLy said...

sounds muy delicioso! you hadn't posted to this blog in forever sarah-glad to see you back out:)

-Melissa- said...

Yum! Can't wait to try it.