Tamale pie casserole is a twist on the Mexican food we're used to making. It's tasty and easy to make.
3/4 c. cornmeal
1 1/2 c. milk
1 lb. ground beef
1 Tbsp. mild taco seasoning (more or less)
1/2 c. chopped onion (optional)
1 small can enchilada sauce
1 c. chunky mild salsa
2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
1 can corn, drained
1 can sliced olives, drained
1 1/2 c. grated cheese
Chopped green onions (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cornmeal, egg and milk, then set aside. Brown ground beef sprinkled with taco seasoning in large skillet, then drain fat. Add onion, enchilada sauce, salsa, tomatoes, corn and olives. Simmer over medium heat for five minutes. Pour into 9 x 13 pan, then mix in cornmeal batter. Bake about 50 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and green onions, and bake until cheese is melted.