Tamale Casserole

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef 1/2 c. chopped onion 1/2 c. chopped green bell peppers 1 t. seasoned salt 1 pkg. chili seasoning mix 1 can (1 lb.) tomatoes 1 can (12 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained 1 can (3 1/4 oz.) small pitted ripe olives, drained (about 1 c.) 1 c. yellow cornmeal 1 t. salt 2 1/2 c. cold water 1 c. grated Cheddar cheese

Brown ground beef; drain. Add onion, green peppers, seasoned salt, seasoning mix and tomatoes; combine thoroughly. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 min. Meanwhile, combine cornmeal, salt and water, cook until thick, about 15 min.. Add corn and olives to beef mixture. Spread mixture in a 2 qt. oblong baking dish. Spread cooked cornmeal evenly over beef mixture. Bake in preheated 350� oven 40 min. Sprinkle grated cheese over top; bake 5 min. longer.

Serves 6 to 8

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