Spinach, cheese & roasted pepper tamales

Mandy Holmes

By
@MilitaryMomx2

What a wonderful vegetarian take on the traditional meat tamale! Would love to hear feedback on these for sure


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

6-8
large dried corn husks
2 c
masa
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
vegetarian butter flavored spread
1 1/2-2 c
vegetable broth or stock
1 c
coarsley chopped fresh spinach
3/4 c
1/4 inch cubes pepper jack cheese
1/2 c
chopped roasted red peppers
2
green onions, halved horizontally and sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place corn husks in hot water and let stand for 15 minutes to soften; remove and blot off excess water
2
Stir together masa, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add spread and mix again. Using an electric mixer beat in enough stock/broth to form a soft dough. Stir in remaining ingredients
3
Place equal amounts of mixture on center of each corn husk. Fold in the sides, then the bottom. Place in a steamer basket folded sides down. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 45 minutes to an hour. Best if served immediately with desired toppings