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Soya Tamale Pie

Soya Tamale Pie

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 179kcal


  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 cup water cold
  • 3 cups water boiling
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. salt pork diced
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • ½ cup green pepper
  • ½ cup celery chopped
  • ½ lbs. ground beef
  • 2 cups tomato pulp no juice
  • ½ cup soya grits
  • salt
  • pepper
  • chili powder


  • Mix the corn meal and cold water, add the boiling water and salt.
  • Cook over hot water for 1 hour.
  • While the corn meal cooks, fry the salt pork until crisp.
  • Add the onion, green pepper, and celery and let them cook a few minutes.
  • Stir in the ground beef and cook until it browns lightly.
  • Then add the tomato pulp and let the mixture simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add seasonings to taste.
  • To the cooked corn meal mush add the soya.
  • Make a layer of the mush in a greased baking dish, set aside enough mush for a top layer.
  • Fill in the vegetable-meat mixture and top off with mush.
  • Bake in a moderately hot oven (400° F.) about ¾ hour, or until the mush browns.
  • Serve the pie hot from the dish.


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