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Baked Tamales

Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 lbs 908g / 32ozGround beef
1 can  Tomatoes - (14 oz)
2 tablespoons 30mlChile powder - or
5 teaspoons 25mlGround ancho - (pasilla) chile, plus
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin - and
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCinnamon
1   Garlic clove - crushed
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1 cup 237mlBlack olives
  Corn Meal Dough
4 cups 250g / 8.8ozCorn meal
2 teaspoons 10mlSalt
8 cups 1896mlWater
2   Eggs - well beaten
4 tablespoons 60mlButter

Recipe Instructions

In skillet, saute beef in pan until brown. Add tomatoes, chile powder, garlic, salt and olives. Cook 15 minutes. Grease 9x13" baking dish and line bottom with 1/2 Corn Meal Dough. Add meat mixture and cover with remaining 1/2 Corn Meal Dough. Bake 20 minutes at 325'F. or until browned.

CORN MEAL DOUGH: Add corn meal and salt to water in pot. Bring to boil and cook over medium heat until thick, 5-10 minutes. Add eggs and butter. Stir well.

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