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Mini Taco Tamale Pies

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"A beefy, cheesy filling is spooned into muffin-pan cups, topped with corn muffin mix and baked until golden brown. Give them a try--these tasty mini tamale pies will be a surefire hit at your dinner table."
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50 m servings 452
Original recipe yields 6 servings (12 tamale pies)


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  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 12 (2 1/2-inch) muffin-pan cups with the baking cups.
  2. Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until well browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat. Remove the skillet from the heat. Stir in the soup, corn, chiles and taco seasoning.
  3. Mix the corn muffin mix, egg and milk according to the package directions.
  4. Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture into each baking cup. Spread about 1 tablespoon corn muffin batter on each.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until the corn muffin topping is golden brown. Top each with 1 tablespoon cheese.
  6. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 452 calories; 20.8 42.1 22.6 96 1716 Full nutrition

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Didn't use muffin tins. Instead used mini loaf pans. Also added hot sauce to meat mixture. Without kind of bland.

Pretty good, like the cornbread w/it but wasn't high on flavor really just tasted like taco meat with cornbread on top...not a bad meal though :)

It turned out great. I couldn't find the pans they asked for. I used small 2x5x2" deep foil pans I found at kroger. I'm not into spicy food so i would cut the taco mix in half next time. It only...