You’ll be surprised at how easy this slow cooker recipe of slow cooker tamale pie comes together. Using canned beans and a cornbread muffin mix it’s the perfect dinner for a busy night.
If you like tamales, this recipe has that same delicious tamale taste without any of the hard work.
We knew this recipe would be a hit because most of our family loves tacos. But when you add the cornbread topping to this tamale pie, it takes this slow cooker recipe to a whole new level.
We LOVE our slow cookers – some of our favorite slow cooker recipes include:
- Slow Cooker Ritz Chicken
- Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki Vegetable Bowls
- Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken
- Slow Cooker Chicken and Vegetables
- Slow Cooker Beef Stew
With the cornbread topping, all you need is a simple green salad to round out this meal. It’s so yummy and has a five-star reviews from everyone who tries it.
Can you add your own homemade cornbread topping?
We use the Jiffy cornbread batter in this slow cooker tamale pie. It’s inexpensive and so easy to make. It’s tasty and found in most grocery stores.
Any of these options will work. You just want to cook it for the last hour of cooking. It should be set up and start to turn golden brown. When you insert a toothpick it should come out clean.