Recipe for Cowboy Hot Tamale Pie
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    Cowboy Hot Tamale Pie


    1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 teaspoon garlic, minced
    1 teaspoon seasoned salt
    1 package chili seasoning mix
    1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes
    1 1/2 cups cooked whole kernel corn, drained
    1 (3 1/4 ounce) can pitted black olives, drained
    1 cup yellow cornmeal
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 1/2 cups cold water
    1/4 cup chopped canned pimiento
    1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

    Brown ground beef in skillet, breaking up meat with fork. Add seasonings and tomatoes; simmer 5 minutes.

    Stir in corn and olives.

    Combine cornmeal, salt and water; cook, stirring, until thick.

    Add pimento.

    Line greased, shallow 2-quart baking dish with part of cornmeal mush. Pour in beef mixture and make a border of remaining mush around edge of baking dish.Bake at 350 degrees F about 40 minutes.

    Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake 5 minutes longer.

    Servings: 6