Monday, November 26, 2007

One pan Tamale Dinner

Hey I invented this and it is one of my favorite meals. It is also very easy. I hope someone else enjoys it.

One Pan Tamale Dinner
½ lb ground beef
½ C chopped onions
1 can beans, rinsed and drained
1 pkg Taco seasoning
¼ C water
1 recipe cornbread prepared but not baked

Brown meat and onions in large skillet, drain. Add beans, seasoning, and water. Pour cornbread mixture over meat and beans. Cover and cook on low heat 20 minutes or until center is firm. Top each serving with sour cream and serve with a green salad. (You can cook this in the crockpot on low for an afternoon).

Cornmeal Mix
2 C cornmeal
2 C flour
2 T. baking powder
2/3 C dry milk
¼ C sugar
1 tsp salt
½ C shortening
To make MIX: Combine dry ingredients; cut in shortening until it looks like fine crumbs. Can store for 3 months. Makes 2 recipes of cornbread.
To use MIX: Combine 1 cup water, 2 ½ C MIX, and 1 egg. Bake in greased 8x8 pan for 25 min or until center is firm.

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