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Shortcut Tamale Pie

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  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 15 min
  • serves: 6 people
  • calories: 428 1 serving

This piquant recipe combines five convenient ingredients to make a Southwestern-style beef, corn and bean "pie" with an irresistible cornbread, you can have it on the table in just 35 minutes.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (19 ounces) Campbell's® Chunky™ Chili with Beans
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 package (8 1/2 ounces) corn muffin mix


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 400°F.

  • Step 2

    Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until well browned, stirring often to separate meat.  Pour off any fat.

  • Step 3

    Stir the chili, water, picante sauce and corn in the skillet.  Spoon the beef mixture into a 2-quart shallow baking dish.

  • Step 4

    Mix the corn muffin mix according to the package directions. Pour the batter over the beef mixture.

  • Step 5

    Bake for 20 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.

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Calories 428
Total Fat 17 g
Sat. Fat 6.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Sodium 861 mg
Total Carb 42 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugar 10 g
Protein 23 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 5 %DV
Iron 19 %DV
Potassium 11 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.