Mexican Skillet with Quick Tamale Dumplings Recipe

Mexican Skillet with Quick Tamale Dumplings Recipe

Delicious Mexican Skillet with Quick Tamale Dumplings

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Total Time: 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 6 to 8


  • 1-1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup Spice Islands Minced Onion
  • 1 package chili seasoning, original
  • 2 can (11 ounces each) Mexican style corn with peppers, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (6 to 8 ounces) corn muffin mix
  • 2 tsp Spice Islands Garlic Powder
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar OR colby-jack cheese


  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in onions, chili seasoning, corn, tomato sauce and water. Heat to simmering.
  2. Combine corn muffin mix, garlic powder and milk in a small bowl. Drop by spoonfuls onto simmering meat mixture. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until dumplings are done. (Test for doneness by pressing lightly – dough should spring back).
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.