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Pork Tamale Pie Recipe

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  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Prep Time: 20 min
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 30 min
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8


  • 1 lb. cooked pork, shredded
  • 2 C. Las Palmas® Mild Green Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 ¼ C. masa harina
  • ¼ C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 ½ Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 ¼ C. milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 Tbsp. butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a 12” oven proof skillet, heat 2 tsp. oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the cooked pork, enchilada sauce, cumin, oregano, chili powder and salt.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-8 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the masa harina, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, and melted butter until well blended.
  7. Pour the liquid mixture into the dry mixture and stir to combine. Batter may have some lumps.
  8. Pour the cornbread batter over the pork mixture in the skillet. Spread with the back of a spoon to make it even.
  9. Place in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cornbread comes out clean.
  10. Serve with warmed green enchilada sauce, cilantro, jalapenos, avocado, or sour cream.