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tamele pie pioneer woman

Tamale Pie Pioneer Woman

How to make Tamale Pie Pioneer Woman? Tamale pie recipe is very tasty and easy to prepare.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine international
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Calories 400kcal


  • 10-12 frozen tamales, defrosted, I use the 3oz. XLNT© beef tamales
  • 2 cans chile without beans
  • 2 cans whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 2¼ oz cans sliced black olives, drained
  • cups grated cheddar cheese
  • cups grated Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 tbls chopped green onions or scallions


  • Reserve 1/2 cup each of cheddar and jack cheese for topping. Unwrap and chop the tamales in to bite-sized pieces. Add all ingredients and mix well. Place in greased 2 quart casserole dish. Bake uncovered at 350° for 1 hour. Remove from oven. Add reserved cheese to the top and place back in the oven for an additional 5 minutes, or until cheese melts. Top with green onions or scallions. This dish pairs well with a tomato and and cucumber basil salad, with vinegarette dressing.


This recipe can also be made with canned tamales. You would need to use two 14½ cans.