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Tamale Pie


  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 5 cups water (boiling)
  • 2 tablespoons fat
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cups tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked or raw meat cut in small pieces
  • 1/4 cup green peppers


To the cornmeal and 1 teaspoon salt, add boiling water. Cook one-half hour. Brown onion in fat, add meat. Add salt, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, the tomatoes and green peppers. Grease baking dish, put in layer of cornmeal mush, add seasoned meat, and cover with mush. Bake one-half hour.


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