Recipe of the month
Tamale Pie & Lintini Cocktail
1 lb ground beef, ground turkey or chicken
2 Garlic cloves, minced or mashed in a molcajete
1/2 Cup chopped onion
1 tbsp. chili powder (light)
1 tsp. salt (Kosher) optional
1 - 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 - 14 oz can whole kernel corn, drained
1/2 Cup Lindita’s Mild Salsa
1 Box 8.5 oz corn meal (Jiffy Muffin Mix) my favorite
3/4 - Cup whole milk
2 - Cups shredded Mexican Cheese
1/2 - Cup sliced medium black olives pitted
**Toppings Lindita’s Salsa, lettuce, and sour cream
Preheat oven at 350°
In a large skillet, cook ground beef, add onion and garlic until tender.
Add in the remaining ingredients minus the cheese one at a time and stir well.
Combine and continue cooking 3-5 minute’s until it bubbles up and thickens.
Spray Pam, a no-stick cooking spray on to a 13 x 9 baking dish then add mixture.
Top with cheese, cover with foil and bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let set for 5 minutes.
Serves up to 6 hungry peeps!
Plate and top with lettuce, salsa and sour cream.
For 1 serving
3 oz. Your favorite tequila
1 & 1/2 oz. Cointreau (Liquor)
2 oz. Fresh lime juice
Splash of fresh orange juice (1/2 oz.)
In an iced filled shaker add add everything and shake vigorously, then strain into a martini glass rimmed with salt and a lime wedge ~
Then you’ll be singing Oye Como Va!