HOT TAMALES FOR A CROWD

JANET JORDAN

By
@MRSJANET

Tamales can be made ahead of time and cooked just before serving. SERVE HOT with a salad or soup. ENJOY!!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 150
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

3 lb
ground beef, ( pre packaged is best )
2 Tbsp
garlic powder
3 Tbsp
red pepper ( cayenne ) ( 1 tbsp, not so hot )
1/2 Tbsp
black pepper
3 Tbsp
salt
1/2 c
cornmeal
2 oz
bottle chili powder
1 small
can tomato sauce
3 medium
onions
1/2 c
water
3 Tbsp
cumin powder
2 pkg
hot tamale parchment papper or corn husk
1 small
can tomato paste
1 oz
chili powder

Step-By-Step

1Put onions, 1/2 cup water, and tomato sauce in a blender-puree. Put all ingredients, except for cornmeal in a roasting pan and mix well by hand.
2Roll in a oblong ball, roll in cornmeal, then wrap in papers. ( Wet papers or corn husk so they wont be so stiff.) Put all tamales in a roasting pan; layer in opposite directions.
3Put 1 small can tomato paste, 1 ounce chili powder in hot boiling water to dissolve and then pour over hot tamales to completely cover.
4Simmer 2 hours with cover on. You might want to place something heavy over tamales to keep them from unfolding.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy