Cajun Sausage Tamale Pie with Peppers and Corn

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Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 3 oz. Corn Kernels
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • ¼ fl. oz. Hot Sauce
  • 6 oz. Mixed Diced Peppers
  • Info
    2 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
  • Info
    4 oz. Corn Muffin Mix
  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    657
  • Carbohydrates
    61g
  • Fat
    36g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Sodium
    1796mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove lid and label, if necessary. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Mix cream cheese, 1 Tbsp. corn muffin mix (reserve remaining for topping), and ½ cup water in provided tray until completely combined. Top with diced peppers, corn, and seasoning blend in a single layer. Sprinkle with cheese.

  2. 2

    Add Sausage and Topping

    Remove Italian sausage from casing. Break into small pieces and place on cheese. In a mixing bowl, combine remaining corn muffin mix, ¼ cup water, and hot sauce (to taste) until a thick, spreadable batter forms. If too thick, add additional water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Spread corn muffin-hot sauce batter over sausage. Batter will not cover entire meal.

  3. 3

    Finish the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until cornbread is golden brown and Italian sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 25-30 minutes. While meal bakes, stem cilantro, reserving leaves. Carefully remove from oven. Rest dish, 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro leaves. Bon appétit!

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