Easy Tamale Pie with Beef & Black Beans Recipe

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This is a very quick to make meal that is delicious and hearty.  It’s an all-in-one dinner and is quite healthy with the addition of the black beans and veggies.

3/4 pound ground beef
1 small onion, diced
2 packets taco seasoning (or use our Make Your Own Taco Seasoning recipe)
1/2 cup water
1 15-oz can diced tomatoes, drained
1 15-oz can black beans, drained
1 15-oz can whole kernel corn, drained
1 8 oz. pkg. cornbread mix

Brown ground beef in a large skillet.  Drain excess fat.  Add in onion and sautee until softened.  Add in taco seasoning, 1/2 cup water and  tomatoes.  Cook 2-3 minutes.  Stir in beans and corn and allow to heat while you mix cornbread according to package directions.  Transfer meat & veggie mixture to a 1 1/2 quart casserole or a 9×9 square pan.  Drop cornbread mix by spoonfuls across top of mixture and spread as evenly as you can.  Cook according to directions on cornbread box, or until golden brown.


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