Hot Tamale Casserole Recipe

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Hot Tamale Casserole
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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add onion and green pepper; saute until tender.
  3. Add beef and cook until crumbly.
  4. Add tomatoes (if the tomatoes are very juicy take off some juice, keep it you can add it if needed), tomato paste, corn, olives, cumin, salt, all spice, chili powder, pepper sauce and cornmeal.
  5. Simmer stirring frequently for 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  7. Spoon mixture into a 2 1/2 qt casserole.
  9. In a large bowl mix, flour cornmeal, sugar and baking powder.
  10. Add melted butter, milk, and egg.
  11. Stir only until dry ingredients are just moistened.
  12. Quickly stir in the jalapeno pepper and cheese.
  14. Spoon the topping in large spoonfuls around the edge of the casserole.
  15. Bake in 450°F uncovered for 25-30 minutes or until cornmeal topping is cooked through and lightly browned.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 454.34 Kcal (1902 kJ)
Calories from fat 182.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.29g 31%
Cholesterol 87.32mg 29%
Sodium 1041.67mg 43%
Potassium 765.87mg 16%
Total Carbs 45.1g 15%
Sugars 7.95g 32%
Dietary Fiber 5.18g 21%
Protein 23.74g 47%
Vitamin C 26.8mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 184.6mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 160.65 Kcal (673 kJ)
Calories from fat 64.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.18g 31%
Cholesterol 30.87mg 29%
Sodium 368.32mg 43%
Potassium 270.8mg 16%
Total Carbs 15.95g 15%
Sugars 2.81g 32%
Dietary Fiber 1.83g 21%
Protein 8.4g 47%
Vitamin C 9.5mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 7%
Iron 1.1mg 17%
Calcium 65.3mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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