Sausage Tamale Pie

Sausage Tamale Pie by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN Supervisor

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If you enjoy Mexican food, make this super easy zesty Sausage Tamale Pie. This recipe will satisfy every appetite!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins
 1 large link of Italian sausage
 15 oz can of corndrained and rinsed
 1 bell pepperchopped - any color is fine
 8.50 oz small box of corn bread mix
 1 egg
  cup skim milk
  cup shredded cheddar cheeseuse low fat if possible
 Cajun seasoningcombination of paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, white pepper
 2 tbsp fresh cilantrochopped leaves
 2 tbsp hot sauceuse your favorite brand
 ½ cup low fat sour cream
1

Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

2

Remove Italian sausage from casing and break into small pieces. This can be pre-cooked or not as desired.

3

Chop bell pepper and drain and rinse canned corn.

4

Start assembling ingredients into a baking dish (any size). Layer the sausage, shredded cheese, corn, and bell peppers. Evenly sprinkle the Cajun seasoning on top.

5

Prepare the corn bread mix as directed on the package. Hot sauce can be added to the mixture if desired. Then evenly pour the corn bread batter over the top (may not cover completely if using a larger baking dish).

6

Cook for at least 25-30 25 Minutes or until the sausage reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF.

7

Garnish with cilantro, a dollop of non-fat sour cream and enjoy hot.

Ingredients

 1 large link of Italian sausage
 15 oz can of corndrained and rinsed
 1 bell pepperchopped - any color is fine
 8.50 oz small box of corn bread mix
 1 egg
  cup skim milk
  cup shredded cheddar cheeseuse low fat if possible
 Cajun seasoningcombination of paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, white pepper
 2 tbsp fresh cilantrochopped leaves
 2 tbsp hot sauceuse your favorite brand
 ½ cup low fat sour cream

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

2

Remove Italian sausage from casing and break into small pieces. This can be pre-cooked or not as desired.

3

Chop bell pepper and drain and rinse canned corn.

4

Start assembling ingredients into a baking dish (any size). Layer the sausage, shredded cheese, corn, and bell peppers. Evenly sprinkle the Cajun seasoning on top.

5

Prepare the corn bread mix as directed on the package. Hot sauce can be added to the mixture if desired. Then evenly pour the corn bread batter over the top (may not cover completely if using a larger baking dish).

6

Cook for at least 25-30 25 Minutes or until the sausage reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF.

7

Garnish with cilantro, a dollop of non-fat sour cream and enjoy hot.

Sausage Tamale Pie by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN Supervisor