Corn And Green Chili Tamale Casserole

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

A fast and easy casserole using premade tamales. From Bon Appetit.

The spicy casserole can also be made in a microwave: Cook on high until it's hot and bubbling, about 15 minutes; rotate the dish several times, if necessary.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 4-oz
frozen tamales, chicken or beef
10 oz
frozen corn
4 oz
green chilies, diced
3
green onions, chopped
1 c
whipping cream
7 oz
salsa verde
1 1/2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 c
monterey jack cheese, grated
avocado wedges, optional
salsa verde, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375°F.
2
Place frozen tamales in microwave and cook on high until thawed, about 5 minutes.
3
Remove husks.
4
Cut tamales in half lengthwise.
5
Place in single layer in 10-inch-diameter glass pie dish.
6
Sprinkle with frozen corn, chilies, green onions and 1/2 cup cilantro.
7
Whisk cream, salsa verde, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in medium bowl to blend; drizzle over casserole.
8
Sprinkle grated cheese over top.
9
Bake casserole until heated through and bubbling, about 35 minutes.
10
Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cilantro.
11
Serve with avocado and more salsa, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy