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Tamale Pie

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 Recipe Information  
Category: Casseroles
# of Servings: 8
Recipe Entered By: SoCaliMama
Recipe Created By: SoCaliMama

1  cup  flour
1  cup  corn meal
1  tsp  salt
1  tsp  baking powder
2  cups  frozen corn
    rice milk or alternative
1 or 2  large  egg(s) or Egg Replacer
1/2  cup  canola or other vegetable oil
    cheddar Daiya cheese
    mozzarella Daiya cheese
1  large can   whole green chiles
    sliced black olives (optional)
1/2  lb  ground beef or turkey (optional)
1/2    taco seasoning packet (optional)
    sliced jalapenos (optional)

Preheat oven to 350F.

Drain whole chiles & set aside.

If using ground beef/turkey, cook ground beef/turkey with taco seasoning according to seasoning packet instructions and set aside.

Grease an oblong glass casserole baking dish with oil of choice.

In a large mixing bowl, combine & mix flour, corn meal, salt, & baking powder.

In a glass measuring cup, measure 2 cups of corn and add enough rice milk to fill to the top of the corn. Add oil, and egg(s) or replacer. Stir well or for a smoother texture, blend with an immersion blender (corn should not be blended smooth).

Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients & stir until just combined.

Spread 1/3 of cornmeal batter in casserole dish. Layer with chiles & cheese, and 1/2 taco meat & jalapenos, if using. Cover with 1/3 batter and add another layer of chilies & cheese (& taco meat & jalapenos, if using). Top with final layer of batter and sprinkle with cheese and olives.

Bake at 350F for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean.

We used this recipe when introducing baked egg. It works well with 1 or 2 eggs. Using one egg will create a denser texture.

I do not usually include the taco meat layer, but it is a nice alternative and creates a heartier meal.

Regular dairy products can replace Daiya cheese & rice milk. This recipe also works well without any cheese, using only taco meat & chilis in layers.

If using, verify that the taco seasoning is safe for your needs or mix your own using a recipe such as Taco Meat Seasoning or Taco Seasoned Meat.

Use dairy, egg, and soy free options and ingredients as needed. Daiya cheese does not contain dairy or soy, but does contain pea protein.

 This recipe is free of:
 Milk  Peanut  Egg  Soy  Tree nut  Corn
 Gluten  Wheat  Fish  Shellfish  Sesame  

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