What is a good recipe for a tamale pie using Jiffy corn bread?


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A good recipe for tamale pie using corn bread mix is Jiffy's Tamale Pie. To make it, whisk together 1 package of corn muffin mix, 1/3 cup of milk, 1 egg, 1 can of cream style corn and 1 can of green chiles, and mix in 1 1/2 tablespoons of taco season and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Spoon the mixture into a pan, and bake it at 400 Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. Serve it with enchilada sauce, chicken and cheese.

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Make another good recipe, the Easy Taco Tamale Pie from Campbell's Kitchen, by browning 1 pound of ground beef in a skillet and stirring in 1 can of undrained whole kernel corn, 1 16-ounce can of picante sauce and 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Make 1 box of corn muffin mix, and dollop it over the beef mixture after transferring the meat to a baking dish. Bake the tamale pie at 375 F for 25 minutes.

To make Chicken Tamale Casserole, combine 1/4 cup of shredded four-cheese Mexican blend, 1/3 cup of milk, 1/4 cup of egg substitute, 1 can of cream-style corn and 1 can of drained chopped green chiles, and stir in 1 teaspoon of ground cumin, 1/8 teaspoon of ground red pepper and 1 box of corn muffin mix. Spoon the mixture into a baking dish, and bake it at 400 F for 15 minutes before poking the cornbread mixture with a fork and spreading 1 can of red enchilada sauce over it. Top the casserole with 2 cups of shredded cooked chicken breast and 3/4 cup of four-cheese Mexican blend, and bake it for another 15 minutes.

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