Diva Tasting: Tamale Casserole..

Tamale Casserole


2 Pounds Ground Beef

1 Teaspoon Teaspoon Salt

½ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper

1 Small Onion, Chopped

2 (15 Ounce) Cans Pinto Beans, Rinsed And Drained

2 (15 Ounce) Cans Crushed Tomatoes

1 (6 Ounce) Box Cornbread Mix

1 Cup Half N’ Half

1 Egg, Lightly Beaten

2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Step 2

Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Season beef with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Stir onion into the ground beef; cook and stir for 1 minute and immediately remove skillet from heat.

Step 4

Stir pinto beans and crushed tomatoes and 1 cup of cheese into the beef mixture.

Step 5

Beat cornbread mix, and egg, half n’ half together in a bowl until smooth; spread over the top of the ground beef mixture in the skillet. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the corn bread mixture.

Step 6

Bake until cornbread is set in the middle, about 25-30 min

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