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Spoon Bread Tamale Bake




  1. In oil in skillet, brown beef, add onions, garlic, green peppers. Cook, stirring until onions are golden.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, corn, 1 tablespoon salt, chili powder and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in 1/2 cup cornmeal mixed with water; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add olives. Turn into a 3-quart casserole.
  5. Meanwhile, heat milk with 1 teaspoon salt and butter; slowly stir in 1/2 cup corn meal; cook stirring until thickened. Remove from heat, stir in cheese and eggs, Pour over meat mixture in casserole.
  6. Heat oven to 375 degrees F and bake for about 30 to 40 minutes until bubbly hot.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

May be refrigerated and baked later.

To freeze - thaw in refrigerator and bake 20-30 minutes longer than recipe directs.

From the kitchen of Barb, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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