*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              Tamale Casserole
 
 Recipe By     : Sharp Convection Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         lean ground beef
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    1      small         green pepper -- chopped
    2      8oz cans      tomato sauce
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1      teaspoon      chili powder
    1      teaspoon      taco seasoning mix
      1/2  teaspoon      sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
                         CORN BREAD:
      1/2  cup           yellow cornmeal
      1/2  cup           all-purpose flour
    2      teaspoons     baking powder
    1      tablespoon    sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/2  cup           milk
    1                    egg
    2      tablespoons   shortening -- melted
                         TOPPING:
      1/2  cup           cheddar cheese -- shredded about 2oz.
      1/4  cup           pitted black olives -- sliced
 
 Mix ground beef,onion and green pepper in 2-quart casserole.  Microwave at HIGH
 (100%) 4 minutes, strirring to break up beef after half the cooking time.  Stir
  in tomato sauce, garlic, chili powder, taco seasoning mix, sugar,salt and pepp
 er.  Microwave at HIGH (100%) 5 minutes.  Reduce powder to MEDIUM_HIGH (70%).  M
 icrowave 5 minutes.
 
 Combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in medium bowl.  Stir in
  milk, egg and shortening.  Beat mixture until almost smooth.
 
 Pour over beef mixture.  Bake 22 minutes on HIGH MIX, 375 degrees or until corn
  bread is golden.  Sprinkle with topping ingredients.  Cool 5 minutes before se
 rving.
 
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