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Easy Taco Tamale Pie

Easy Taco Tamale Pie

4.5 14

This cheesy, kicked-up beef and corn casserole is topped with cornbread to make a hearty dish that the whole family will enjoy!

serves 4 people

Ingredients

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  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • 1

    can (16 ounces) whole kernel corn, undrained

  • 1

    jar (16 ounces) Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

  • 1/2

    cup shredded Cheddar cheese (about 2 ounces)

  • 1

    box (about 8 ounces) corn muffin mix

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the oven to 375°F. Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until it's well browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat.

Step 2

Stir the corn with its liquid, picante sauce and cheese in the skillet. Spoon the beef mixture into a 2-quart shallow baking dish. Prepare the corn muffin mix according to the package directions. Using 2 spoons, drop the batter evenly on top of the beef mixture.

Step 3

Bake for 25 minutes or until the corn muffin topping is golden brown.

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Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

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Ratings & Reviews

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  • Stephanie I.

    November 28, 2018

    chicken

    Has anyone tried this with shredded chicken?

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  • Elizabeth J.

    August 10, 2018

    So Easy Tamale Pie

    I only did half at a time and it was perfect as written. Now that I am cooking for two everything spreads out much longer for filling dinners.

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  • Chelsea W.

    November 26, 2014

    Perfect for a winter warming meal

    This is a great, SIMPLE recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. I used 1 can of whole kernel corn (drained), instead of creamed corn, and I added 1 can of drained sliced black olives, 1 can of drained black beans, 1/2 of a chopped onion , and 1/2 packet of taco seasoning to the beef. I also used 2 corn muffin mixes instead of 1. It was wonderful!

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  • Flo B.

    August 2, 2014

    Easy & Delicious w/a simple change

    My family loved this recipe. I took the advice of some of the reviews and added a half packet of taco seasoning, which made all the difference in the world. I didn't care for the corn bread on top because it was too sweet for me. My family loved it though. I will try this recipe again with cornmeal on top.

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  • Emily S.

    March 7, 2014

    Great weeknight meal option

    Good, but definitely needs a little added seasoning. Super easy to make and my family enjoyed it. I made it in a 10-inch cast iron skillet and probable should have doubled the recipe because the "filling" was a little thin.

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