*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               TAMALE PIE II
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       lb           Lean ground beef
    2       ea           Medium green and/or red swee
    1       x            Peppers, seeded and chopped
   11       oz           Can condensed nacho cheese s
    4 1/2   oz           Sliced pitted ripe olives, d
    8       oz           Jar mild chunky salsa (3/4 c
      1/4   c            Water
    2       ea           8 oz pkgs corn muffin mix
      3/4   c            Shredded Colby cheese (3 oz)
    1       x            Cherry tomatoes, quartered (
    1       x            Whole pitted ripe olives (op
 
       1 medium onion, chopped
   In a 12-inch skillet cook ground beef, peppers, and
   onion till meat is brown.  Drain off fat.
    Stir in soup, sliced olives, salsa, and water.  Bring
   to boiling; reduce heat.  Simmer, uncovered, for 5
   min.  Remove from heat.
    Meanwhile, prepare corn muffin mix according to
   package directions.
    Spread half of the muffin batter into a greased
   13x9x2-inch baking dish.  Spoon the hot meat mixture
   over the muffin layer.  Carefully spread the remaining
   corn muffin batter over the meat mixture.
    Bake in a 350øF oven for 30-35 min. or until muffin
   layer is golden.
    Top with cheese.  If desired, garnish with tomatoes
   and whole olives.
    Cut into squares.
    Makes 12 to 15 servings.
    Recipe provided by Connecticut Dairy Industry Council
  
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -