Baked Tamales

2010-11-28 1110

Ingredients Directions
  • 2 Pound Ground beef
  • 1 Can Tomatoes (14 oz)
  • 2 Tablespoon Chili powder
    OR 5 Teaspoon Ground ancho (pasilla) chile PLUS 1 Teaspoon Cumin AND 1/4 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Black olives

Corn Meal Dough

  • 4 Cup Corn meal
  • 2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 8 Cup Water
  • 2 Eggs, well beaten
  • 4 Tablespoon Butter

In skillet, sauté beef in pan until brown. Add tomatoes, chili powder, garlic, salt and olives. Cook 15 minutes. Grease 9x13" baking dish and line bottom with 1/2 Corn Meal Dough. Add meat mixture and cover with remaining 1/2 Corn Meal Dough. Bake 20 minutes at 325'F. or until browned.

Corn Meal Dough
Add corn meal and salt to water in pot. Bring to boil and cook over medium heat until thick, 5−10 minutes. Add eggs and butter. Stir well.

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