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Janos Restaurant Green Corn Tamale Pie


  • 6 ears corn
  • 2 ounces Crisco
  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 pound grated white cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4 roasted, peeled and seeded Anaheim chiles finely chopped
  • 3 jalapenos, finely diced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Shuck the corn and cut the kernels away.
  2. Melt the Crisco.
  3. Grind the corn coarsely in a food processor and fold in the chiles and cheese.
  4. Stir in the Crisco and add the flour, salt and pepper.
  5. Roll the masa onto a sheet pan.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for about 30 minutes.
  7. Let the tamale pie cool and cut into rounds using a No. 60 cutter, reshaping by hand as needed.

Yield: about 15

Source: Janos Restaurant, Tucson, Arizona

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