Tuesday June 25th 2019

Vegetarian Tamale Pie

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 3.8/5 (8 votes cast)

Recipe: Vegetarian Tamale Pie


  • 2 cups cooked pinto or kidney beans
  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup fresh corn or frozen
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro ve
  • 2 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup grated part skim mozzarella cheese


  1. Mash beans with a potato masher.
  2. In a skillet, saute onion in water until soft.
  3. Add beans, and next seven ingredients.
  4. Cook over low heat until heated through.
  5. Combine the cornmeal and water in a heavy pan, and cook over medium heat until corn-meal thickens.
  6. You have to stir this constantly or the cornmeal will stick.
  7. Spray an 8″ x 8″ nonstick pan with vegetable coating spray and spread two thirds of the cornmeal mixture over the bottom and sides; then pour the bean mixture into the corn-meal crust and spread the remaining one third of the cornmeal on the top.
  8. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  9. Bake at 350 Degrees F. for 45-50 minutes.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 50 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegetarian

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Calories: 285

Fat: 2g

Protein: 12g

Vegetarian Tamale Pie, 3.8 out of 5 based on 8 ratings
Related Tags:
Previous Topic:

More from category

Lazy Enchiladas
Lazy Enchiladas

Recipe: Lazy Enchiladas Ingredients 1 can tomato soup 3 eggs 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chile powder 1/2 cup grated [Read More]

Vegetarian Breakfast Taco
Vegetarian Breakfast Taco

Recipe: Vegetarian Breakfast Tacos Summary: A Zesty Morning Wake-Up Call! Ingredients 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon skim [Read More]

Zucchini-Tomato Quiche
Zucchini-Tomato Quiche

Recipe: Zucchini-Tomato Quiche Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable stock 2 ripe tomatoes 1 onion, chopped in large pieces or [Read More]

Eggplant Enchiladas
Eggplant Enchiladas

Recipe: Eggplant Enchiladas Ingredients Vegetable coating spray 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup [Read More]