Tamale Dip

Gail Welch


This would be great for the fall and winter months.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This tamale dip is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Your family and friends will think you worked for hours, but this dip is a cinch to throw together. It's a little spicy, cheesy, and full of Mexican flavor. The big chunks of tamales are so yummy with the corn chips. This is a hearty dip that's great for game day, movie night or a nice appetizer for your next taco night.


2 can(s)
tamales, coarsely chopped, 15 oz each
1 medium
can plain chili without beans, 19 oz.
green onions, sauteed in butter
1 can(s)
Ro-tel tomatoes
1 lb
sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 tsp
garlic, to taste
1 Tbsp
Worcestershire sauce, to taste


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1Saute green onions and butter in large saucepan.

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2Add the Ro-tel to saucepan.

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3Next, add chili and mix until combined.

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4Add Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and tamales.

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5Stir well and break up tamales.

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6Add cheese. Cook, stirring often, on low heat until cheese melts and mixture is thoroughly heated.

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7Transfer all into crock pot on low, so it will stay hot.

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8Serve, hot with corn chips.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #tamale, #rotel