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Turkey Tamale Pie {Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts}
Turkey Tamale Pie
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Great use of leftover turkey (or chicken). Corn bread base, spiced turkey, enchilada sauce, and cheese.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tamale pie
Servings: 6
Calories: 380 kcal
Author: Erin
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (14 3/4 oz) can cream style corn
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbls taco seasoning
  • 1 (8.5 oz) box corn muffin mix
  • 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups turkey , cooked and shredded
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese , shredded
  • Cilantro , garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a pie plate with non stick spray.
  2. In a bowl combine the corn muffin mix, egg, milk, corn, cayenne, green chiles, and 1 Tbls taco seasoning. Stir until everything is combined and moist. Pour into prepared pie plate. Bake for 20-30 minutes. The corn bread will barely be set.
  3. Meanwhile, toss the turkey with the remaining taco seasoning. Remove corn bread from the oven. Using a fork pierce the entire top of the corn bread. Pour enchilada sauce over the top. Spread turkey over the top of the sauce, and sprinkle with cheese. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven, and let sit for 5 minutes before serving. Top with cilantro if desired.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from Pinch of Yum

Nutrition Facts
Turkey Tamale Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 1572mg66%
Potassium 283mg8%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1190IU24%
Vitamin C 12.9mg16%
Calcium 159mg16%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.