Tamale Dressing

Beverley Williams


This is a nice change from the traditional Thanksgiving dressing.


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15 Min
30 Min


  • 12
    fully cooked tamales your choice but i prefer pork)
  • 1
    8 inch pan of cooked cornbread
  • 2 can(s)
    rotel diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    shredded mexican blend cheese

How to Make Tamale Dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Crumble tamales and cornbread into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Drain the juice from the tomatoes and set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute onion 3 minutes. Add seasonings and drained tomatoes cook 5 minutes longer or until onion is tender.
  6. Toss the tomato mixture lightly with the tamale mixture and the cheese. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
  7. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until browned.

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About Tamale Dressing

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtag: #Thanksgiving

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