*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            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
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                         -----VEGETABLE FILLING-----
   14      ounces        Beans, cooked pinto -- drained
    1      cup           Onion, white -- chopped
      1/2  cup           Pepper, green bell -- cubed
    2                    Pepper, jalapeno -- seeded and
 
    2      cups          Tomatoes, chopped canned -- drained
      1/2  cup           Pepper, red bell -- cubed
    6      ounces        Cheese, sharp cheddar -- grated
    8                    Olives, ripe -- sliced
      3/4  teaspoon      Garlic
      3/4  teaspoon      Cumin -- ground
      3/4  teaspoon      Chile powder
                         -----TAMALE TOPPING-----
      1/2  cup           Flour -- all purpose
    1      tablespoon    Flour, all purpose -- (add to
 
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Baking powder
    3 3/4  ounces        Cornmeal -- yellow
      1/2  teaspoon      Baking soda
      1/8  teaspoon      Salt
    1      large         Egg -- @ room temp
      1/2  cup           Yogurt -- plain
    2      teaspoons     Margarine -- melted & cooled
    1      tablespoon    Chives; cut to garnish -- opt.
 
 Preheat oven to 375xF.
 
  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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