Tamale Pie is a traditional Tex-Mex dish that my family and most people I’ve ever served it to rave about.
Making a Tamale Pie is pretty easy.
You simply put chili in a casserole dish, stir in some cheese and top it with cornmeal mush….
Want to spice up your meal plan without having another pot of chili this week? How about some lean boneless pork loin seasoned with green chilis? That’s good by itself, served like a stew, with maybe a green salad on the side, but you can also fill out the gluten-free meal by serving the pulled pork over some bean burritos. If you like, add a dollop of sour cream or a sprinkle of shredded cheese, and some salsa.
For a mostly made-from-scratch supper that I can safely describe as “unprocessed” for my October: Unprocessed pledge, we had this gluten-free taco salad with cucumber, onion and tomato on a spring salad mix, with tortilla chips surrounding it.
Sandwich Petals, the gluten-free 10-grain oval flatbread that comes in three flavors — Agave Grain, Spinach Garlic Pesto and Chimayo Red Chile — look like they’d make beautiful wraps for lunch. When I found some last week, I knew what we’d be having for lunch the next day.
I grew up in south Texas where Tex Mex was a major food group. If you grew up under similar circumstances, you will definitely appreciate what I’m talking about.
In fact, I never had a grilled cheese sandwich until I was out of high school… but I definitely had lots of quesadillas.