Breakfast Tamales

Breakfast Tamales Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


This one comes from the San Juan Capistrano historical society cookbook.

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4 tamales, 8 oz. each
2 cans chili with beans, 15 oz. each
1 can ortega chili peppers, 7 oz.
1 chopped onion
1 large can chopped olives
1 dozen eggs, scrambled
2 cups shredded cheese

How to Make Breakfast Tamales


  • 1Split in half the tamales and cover bottom of 13 x9 inch pan.
  • 2Spread chili over tamales. Add peppers, onion, olives to tamales. Chill.
  • 3Scramble eggs and spread on top., then the shredded cheese. Bake in a 350 oven for 45 minutes. Feeds 12 people,Lois Miner

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About Breakfast Tamales

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles, Eggs