Crockpot Beef Tamale Pie

Crockpot Beef Tamale Pie

Crockpot beef tamale pie is an easy and delicious one dish meal recipe made with corn muffin mix plus ground beef, kidney beans, and salsa.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Spray a 4 to 5-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Step 2

    In a large nonstick skillet, sauté the ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat until meat is cooked, stirring to break up meat.
  3. Step 3

    Drain the meat mixture thoroughly and stir in the bell pepper, drained kidney beans, tomato sauce, salsa, chili powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Pour into the prepared crockpot.
  4. Step 4

    In a large bowl, mix together the corn muffin mix, milk, butter and egg just until combined. Then add Pepper Jack and Parmesan cheeses and chilies, including chili liquid.
  5. Step 5

    Spoon the corn muffin mixture over the beef in the crockpot.
  6. Step 6

    Cover the crockpot and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or until a toothpick inserted in the cornbread mixture comes out clean. Sprinkle the top with the Colby cheese and let stand for 5 minutes until the cheese melts.
  7. Step 7

    In a small bowl combine sour cream, cherry tomatoes or salsa, and green onion; serve on top of the pie with cilantro or any other seasoning you prefer. If you have a new hotter cooking crockpot , check this for doneness at 5 hours.