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BBQ Beef Tamale Casserole

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BBQ Beef Tamale Casserole

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

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This southwestern meat pie is packed with enchilada sauce-smothered brisket laid in a bed of green chile massa, and blanketed with mozzarella cheese.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, start your Traeger and set the temperature to 375F and pre-heat, lid closed (10-15 minutes).
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    • 2

      Stir together leftover brisket and enchilada sauce in a medium bowl, set aside.
    • 3

      Whisk together the cornmeal, flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar. Stir in the oil until it is crumbly, then add the milk, egg, and chiles, stirring until combined.
    • 4

      Press the Massa crust mixture into a greased, cast iron skillet or pie plate.
    • 5

      Bake at 375F for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
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    • 6

      Reduce temperature on Traeger to 350F. Poke holes in the crust and add the enchilada filling.
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    • 7

      Sprinkle with the cheese and bake 20 minutes, or until heated through and cheese is melted and bubbly. Garnish with cilantro, serve, and enjoy!
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