Tamale Spoon Bread Casserole
by Updated April 16, 2017,
This flavorful ground beef casserole contains peppers, corn, tomatoes, and a spoonbread topping.
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
Prep Time: 22 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 12 minutes
- Heat the oven to 375 F.
- Heat olive oil in skillet; cook the ground chuck for about 5 minutes. Add the onion, garlic, and green pepper to the skillet; cook, stirring, until onion is tender.
- Stir in 1/2 cup cornmeal mixed with the 1 cup water; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, corn, salt, chili powder, and pepper; simmer for 5 minutes longer. Add olives; spoon into a 3-quart casserole.
- In a saucepan, heat the milk with 1 teaspoon salt and butter; slowly add in 1/2 cup cornmeal; cook, stirring, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in cheese and eggs. Pour over meat mixture.
- Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Or, prepare casserole early in the day and refrigerate for several hours. Bake chilled casserole for about 1 hour, or until hot and bubbly.
Calories per serving: 436
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