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Spicy Vegetable Tamale Pie
Source: The following recipe from The Diabetes Holiday Cookbook, ©2002 by Carolyn Leontos, MS, RD, CDE, Debra Mitchell, CEPC, and Kenneth Weicker, CEC was contributed by Marilyn Helton.

Onion, broccoli, tomato, and olives with a spicy sauce baked in a light and crisp corn meal crust.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 80 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205.8
Total Carbs 29.3 g
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
Sugars 2.0 g
Total Fat 7.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Potassium 77.0 mg
Protein 4.8 g
Sodium 471.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

Crust
1.3333 cup  cold water
1 tsp  salt
1 1/2 cup  cornmeal
0 1/2 cup  masa harina flour
2 tbsp  unsalted butter
2 tbsp  liquid egg substitute

Filling
1 tbsp  canola oil
1 each  small onions
1 each  medium garlic cloves
0 1/2 cup  fresh broccoli florets
0 1/2 cup  chopped green bell peppers
0 1/2 cup  chopped tomato
1 each  whole jalapeno pepper
0 1/2 cup  Corn, whole kernel, canned
1 oz  Olives, black, jumbo, canned
1 cup  cold water
1 tsp  ground cumin
1 tsp  chili powder
Directions
  1. Bring the water and salt to a boil; add cornmeal and simmer slowly, 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and add the masa flour. Mix well.
  3. Blend in the butter and egg substitute. Stir well. Cover and set aside.
  4. Heat the canola oil in a heavy skillet or saucepan. Lightly saute the onion and garlic for 2 minutes.
  5. Add all the remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Spread 1/3 of the masa mixture on the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Spread the filling mixture evenly over it. Cover evenly with the remainder of the masa.
  7. Bake, covered, for 20 minutes. Remove the cover and continue to bake for another 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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