*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               TAMALE PIE II
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Pies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      pounds        Lean ground beef
    2      each          Medium green and/or red swee
                         Peppers -- seeded and chopped
   11      ounces        Can condensed nacho cheese s
    4 1/2  ounces        Sliced pitted ripe olives -- d
    8      ounces        Jar mild chunky salsa (3/4 c
      1/4  cup           Water
    2      each          8 oz pkgs corn muffin mix
      3/4  cup           Shredded Colby cheese (3 oz)
                         Cherry tomatoes -- quartered (
                         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 350xF 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
 
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