Sunday, January 30, 2011

Stan's Tamale Pie

2 tablespoons of salad oil, 1 medium onion (chopped fine), 1 large diced green chilies (can), 1.5 lbs of ground beef, 1 tablespoon of chili ppowder, 1 cup of red or green taco sauce, 3 cups cheddar cheese, 1 avocado, 1 small can of corn nibblets.

first get some corn meal... 1.5 cups to 3.5 cups of water, .5 teaspoons of ground cumin, salt, and ground red pepper. bring to boil and stir continuously until cornmeal is thick enough to leave a path for 2 sec. spread this over a 3 quart casserole dish (up the sides too)

next pour the oil in a frying pan over med heat and add onions, green chilies. brown till translucent. set aside.
brown the ground beef & chili powder and remove the fat.
stir in onion and green chilies mix into meat. add the taco sauce and half the cheese and mix together...
Put into cornmeal crust.

bake at 350 for 30 to 35 mins. put the rest of the cheese on top with the corn nibblets on top 5 mins prior to finish bake

take the avocado and cube it or slice it or make guacamole... as a accompaniment also cilantro/ sour cream/ or olives/ diced tomatoes is nice over the top!