Best Tamale Pie Recipe


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If you love tamales, then you'll love this yummy tamale pie recipe that cooks in the slow cooker!

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Time needed

15 min preparation + 4.5 hour cooking


  • 1 med. onion, chopped
  • 2 C. frozen soy burger crumbles
  • 1 15-oz. can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 10-oz. can enchilada sauce
  • 1 6.5-oz. pouch golden corn muffin and bread mix
  • 1/3 C. milk
  • 2 Tbs. butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 C. shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 1 4.5-oz. can chopped green chiles, undrained
  • 1/4 C. sour cream
  • 4 med. green onions, chopped

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Spray 8-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add onion; cook over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally until crisp-tender. In slow cooker, mix crumbles, onions, beans and enchilada sauce. In medium bowl, stir corn bread mix, milk, butter and egg just until moistened. Stir in cheese and chiles. Spoon over mixture in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of corn bread comes out clean. Serve tamale pie with sour cream and green onions.

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