Vegetable Tamale Pie Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375F.

Step 2

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 vegetable 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.

Things You'll Need

VEGETABLE FILLING:
  • 14oz Beans, cooked pinto; drained
  • 1c Onion, white; chopped
  • 1/2c Pepper, green bell; cubed
  • 2 Pepper, jalepeno; seeded and chopped
  • 2c Tomatoes, chopped canned, drained
  • 1/2c Pepper, red bell; cubed
  • 6oz Cheese, sharp cheddar, grated
  • 8 Olives, ripe; sliced
  • 3/4ts Garlic
  • 3/4ts Cumin, ground
  • 3/4ts Chile powder
TAMALE TOPPING:
  • 1/2c Flour, all purpose
  • 1tb Flour, all purpose; (add to above)
  • 1 1/2ts Baking powder
  • 3 3/4oz Cornmeal, yellow
  • 1/2ts Baking soda
  • 1/8ts Salt
  • 1lg Egg; @ room temp
  • 1/2c Yogurt, plain
  • 2ts Margarine; melted & cooled
  • 1tb Chives; cut to garnish, opt.

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