One-Pan Tamale Pie Recipe

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Jesus Published: February 26, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make One-Pan Tamale Pie

Made with a crisp cornmeal crust, this one-pan recipe combines savory ground beef, tangy enchilada sauce, and chunky salsa for a flavorful baked tamale pie.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • 16ozsweet cornbread mix,(1 pkg), such as Martha White
  • ½cupmilk
  • 1egg
  • 2lbextra lean ground beef
  • 1small onion,diced
  • 1jalapeno pepper,minced, or more to taste
  • 8ozenchilada sauce,(1 can)
  • 1cupchunky salsa
  • 1cupcorn,frozen
  • ¼tspground chipotle pepper
  • ½cupcheddar cheese,shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Mix the cornbread mix, milk, and egg together in a bowl until smooth.

  3. Combine the ground beef, onion, and jalapeno pepper in a large oven-proof skillet, then cook and stir for about 5 minutes until beef is browned.

  4. Stir in the enchilada sauce, salsa, corn, and chipotle pepper for about 5 minutes until heated through. Pour the cornbread batter on top.

  5. Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes until the top is golden brown. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the top. Continue baking for about 5 minutes more until cheese is melted.

  6. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 476.42kcal
  • Fat: 16.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.35g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.17g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.16g
  • Fiber: 5.31g
  • Sugar: 5.57g
  • Protein: 33.07g
  • Cholesterol: 101.38mg
  • Sodium: 1251.16mg
  • Calcium: 130.80mg
  • Potassium: 649.09mg
  • Iron: 3.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 56.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.26mg
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