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                            VEGETABLE TAMALE PIE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Low-cal
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----VEGETABLE FILLING-----
   14       oz           Beans, cooked pinto -- drained
    1       c            Onion, white -- chopped
      1/2   c            Pepper, green bell -- cubed
    2                    Pepper, jalapeno -- seeded and
                         -chopped
    2       c            Tomatoes, chopped canned
                         -drained
      1/2   c            Pepper, red bell -- cubed
    6       oz           Cheese, sharp cheddar
                         -grated
    8                    Olives, ripe -- sliced
      3/4   ts           Garlic
      3/4   ts           Cumin, ground
      3/4   ts           Chile powder
                         -----TAMALE TOPPING-----
      1/2   c            Flour, all purpose
    1       tb           Flour, all purpose -- (add to
                         -above)
    1 1/2   ts           Baking powder
    3 3/4   oz           Cornmeal, yellow
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/8   ts           Salt
    1       lg           Egg -- @ room temp
      1/2   c            Yogurt, plain
    2       ts           Margarine -- melted & cooled
    1       tb           Chives -- cut to garnish, opt.
 
   Preheat oven to 375øF.
   
   Spray an 8"x8 pan with non-stick cooking spray. Into
   prepared baking pan, place all filling ingredients.
   Toss until well mixed; set aside. To prepare tamale
   topping, in medium bowl, place flour, cornmeal, baking
   powder, baking soda, and salt; stir until evenly
   mixed. In a small bowl, beat yogurt, egg and
   margarine. Add to dry ingredients and stir just until
   dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon mixture evenly on
   top of vegatable filling. If desired, sprinkle evenly
   with chives. Bake 35-40 minutes, until filling is hot
   and bubbly, topping is lightly browned and a toothpick
   inserted in center of topping comes clean.
  
 
 
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