Veggie Tamale Pie


Veggie Tamale Pie



Heat a heavy or nonstick pan. Add enough olive oil to prevent sticking. Sauté the following for 5 minutes.

1 cup chopped onion – I omit & use onion powder when adding spices listed below.

3 cloves of garlic, minced

1 carrot, peeled & shredded

1/2 red or green bell pepper, seeded & diced

1 jalapeño, seeded & chopped


Add 1 chopped zucchini & saute for 5 more minutes.



1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon dry oregano

2 teaspoons ground coriander

2 tablespoons water

1 can diced tomatoes

1 can pinto, kidney, or black beans, drained

salt & pepper

Cover & cook for 10 minutes


Preheat oven to 400.


Pour veggies into 2 quart casserole dish. Top with 1 cup shredded cheddar. Mix the following & spread evenly over casserole.

1 cup self rising cornmeal

1 egg

1 tablespoon oil

1/2 cup milk


Bake for 30 minutes.


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