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Slow cooker recipes are an excellent way to start a hearty meal early in the morning without worrying about lots of time and energy spent on a good meal in the evening. This delicious tamale-style recipe uses the slow cooker to create a delightful meal everyone will enjoy!

Slow Cooker Sweet Corn Tamale Pie Recipe

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours, 25 minutes


  • 2 Lbs Tofu, drained and crumbled
  • 1 Sweet Onion, diced
  • 2 Teaspoons Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tomato, chopped
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 Cups Sweet Corn Kernels
  • 1 15oz Can Kidney Beans, drained
  • 1 7oz Can Green Chilies, drained
  • 2 Tablespoon Egg Replacer
  • 2 Tablespoon Water
  • 1 Teaspoon each Salt and Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 2 Teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 3/4 Cup Cornmeal
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Pimentos


  1. In a large slow cooker, combine the tofu, onion, garlic, tomatoes, corn, kidney beans, and green chilies.
  2. In a blender combine 1 tablespoon of the egg replacer, 1 tablespoon of the water, salt and pepper and pulse until frothy. Pour into the slow cooker and stir to combine all the ingredients.
  3. Rinse the blender and combine the remaining 1 tablespoon of egg replacer and water. Add milk and oil. Pulse until frothy.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Add the egg mixture and the pimentos and mix with a fork until well combined. Be careful not to over mix.
  5. Spread the cornmeal mixture on top of the tamale filling and cook on low for eight hours.