Freezer Friendly Crock Pot Tamale Pie

Freezer Friendly Crock Pot Tamale Pie

Freezer Friendly Crock Pot Tamale Pie

I have to say, this was one delicious meal.  I couldn’t get over how tasty it was.  And because of the cornbread recipe I use (which is sweeter than a lot of recipes) those two flavors combined to make one delicious dish.  I made this on Halloween and had my parents over.  It was unanimous…this is good!

I can’t wait to make it again.  Only this time,  I’ll make like 4 dishes worth and freeze them so I can just keep making and eating them.  All. Winter. Long.

Seriously, it’s that good.

Our two-year-old wasn’t too keen on it.  I think between the chili powder and the red pepper flakes it was too spicy for her…it wasn’t spicy, there was a slight zip to it, but it wasn’t spicy.  Maybe next time I’ll omit the red pepper flakes and see if she likes it…

Ingredients:

1.5 lbs stew steak, in small bite size pieces
1 carrot, shredded
1 zucchini, shredded
1 onion, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
2 cups frozen corn
2 15 oz cans tomato sauce
1 Tbsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp paprika
1.5 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper

Directions:

Brown stew meat.  Add carrots, zucchini, onion, and bell pepper cook another 2-3 minutes.  Drain and cool.

Add to a gallon zip lock bag with remaining ingredients.  Freeze.

Thaw and cook in crock pot on low for 5-6 hours or high 3-4 hours.

Serve over cornbread.

(Because our family is small, I split this into two zip locks, making 2 meals with this one recipe)

If you want more freezer friendly crock pot recipes check out this post!

Freezer Friendly Crock Pot Tamale Pie

Freezer Friendly Crock Pot Tamale Pie

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