Green Chile Chicken Tofu Tamale Pie Recipe

Looking for an easy Green chile Chicken Tofu Tamale Pie recipe? Learn how to make Green chile Chicken Tofu Tamale Pie using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by claudiaivonnefranco

Makes 8 servings



I made this in hopes of satisfying my craving for chicken tamales. I think it turned out pretty good! Maybe not the same as tamales, but darn close. You can use anaheim peppers if you want it spicy.

Recipe Ingredients for Green chile Chicken Tofu Tamale Pie

16 oz tofu, drained and mashed
16 oz green tomatoes
3 bell peppers, green
1/2 cup chicken, thigh, cooked and shredded
1/4 cup cilantro
1 cup cornmeal
1 tablespoon chicken bouillion
2 eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cornmeal

Recipe Directions for Green chile Chicken Tofu Tamale Pie

  1. Broil the bell peppers and green tomatoes under the broiler for about 10 -15 minutes until skins are blackened, and the tomatoes are soft. Place in a plastic bag for 10 minutes, then peel the skins of the bell peppers. Pulse the peppers and tomatoes in food processor until chunky. Add bouillion. Mix in tofu, chicken and cilantro.

  2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cornmeal on the bottom of an 9x11 pan. Pour in the tofu chicken mixture. Spread evenly.

  3. In saucepan, mix 2 1/2 cups water, butter and salt. When boiling, slowly mix in 1 cup cornmeal, decrease heat, and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add eggs. Pour cornmeal mixture over tofu and spread evenly. Bake in a 375 preheated oven for 40 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 198.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
167
Calories from Fat
54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.0g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
57mg
19%
Sodium
476mg
20%
Potassium
393mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
19.0g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
10.9g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 107%
Calcium 13% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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