*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Tamale Perfection
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Beef                             Casseroles
                 Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  lb            bulk pork sausage
    1 1/2  tbsp          cold water
    1      lb            ground beef
    1      c             onion, chopped
      1/2  c             celery, chopped
      1/3  c             chopped green pepper
    2 1/4  c             tomatoes, canned
    1 1/4  c             whole kernel corn, frozen
    2      tsp           chili powder
      1/4  tsp           pepper
    1      c             cold water
      1/2  c             yellow corn meal
    1      c             black olives (optional)
      3/4  c             cheddar cheese -- grated
 
 Cook sausage, Add ground beef, cook and pour off fat.  Add ingredients
 through pepper.  Cover and simmer about 15 minutes.  Mix together and
 gradually add to skillet, stirring constantly, 1 c. cold
  water and corn meal.  Stir until thickened.  Pour into casserole.
 Bake 350 degrees about 1 hour.
 
 Sprinkle 3/4 c. grated cheese over top and return to oven appx. 5
 min.
 
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