Tamale Pie

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Mexican, Casseroles, Hamburger

2 lb Ground Beef 1 Med. Onion, Chopped 1/2 ts Salt 1/2 ts Oregano 12 oz Tomatoes 1 Clove Garlic, Chopped 1/2 ts Pepper 3 1/2 oz (1/2 7oz can) Green Chilies ----------------------------------TOPPING---------------------------------- 1 c Grated Mild Cheese 1/2 c Unbleached Flour Dash Salt 2 ts Sugar (Optional) Other Half Green Chilies 1/2 c Cornmeal 1 ts Baking powder 2 tb Oil 1/2 c Milk Brown meat in skillet. Add remainging ingredients and simmer 20 minutes. Pour into a 4-qt casserole. Top with cheese. Mix rest of ingredients together and pour over the top of meat and cheese. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 30 minutes (or until topping is done).