Tamale Pie

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 55 mins

Serves 4 to 5

Tamale pie



 1  cup  cornmeal

1/2  cup  all purpose flour

2  teaspoons  baking powder

1  teaspoon  salt

1  large egg

1/2  cup Misha's smoked cheddar cheese

14.5 ounces creamed Corn

1/4 cup milk

1  pound plant based ground meat of choice

1  tablespoon  chili powder

1/2  teaspoon  salt

3/4  teaspoon  ground cumin

1/2  teaspoon  dried oregano

1/4  teaspoon  garlic powder

1/4  teaspoon  onion powder

1  cup  enchilada sauce

Honey butter for serving ( optional )


  1. Preheat oven to 400℉. Grease a baking dish (square dish or round pie pan)
  2. Mix together the dry ingredients in a large bowl. These include cornmeal, all purpose flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir until combined.
  3. Add the egg, cheese , corn and milk to the dry ingredients and mix.
  4. Cook ground meat over medium heat in a skillet, once the meat is cooked through, add the seasonings and enchilada sauce and stir to combine. Transfer to prepared baking dish
  5. Pour the cornbread mixture into the prepared baking dish over meat mixture
  6. Bake the corn bread for about 25 minutes, slice and top brush with honey butter and serve warm