South of the Border Pie



  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (28 oz.) can tomatoes, cut up
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  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • dash pepper
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese


  • 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine


To make filling, brown ground beef, onions, and green pepper and drain off fat. Add remaining ingredients except cheese. Bring to a boil; simmer uncovered for 20 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese and stir until melted. Set aside.

To make crust, combine cornmeal, salt, water and chili powder in saucepan. Cook on medium high, stirring constantly until thick. Add margarine; mix well. Spread half crust mixture over bottom of 9 inch square baking dish. Add filling; spoon on remaining crust. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 45 minutes. Top with 1/2 cup of grated cheese, if desired. Serves 6.


By Robin from Washington, IA


February 24, 20110 found this helpful

This sounds like a Saturday Night Dinner to me Robin. Our family and the extended family of young people will love it.

Thank you for sharing your recipe with us.


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