Easy Hot Tamales

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Debbie W

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@debbie110772

I got this recipe from a co-worker and played around with it. I hate Tamales that dont have enough meat. These babies are meaty and full of flavor.Plus they are super easy!! They are the best left over and they freeze beautifully!! It sounds like alot of ingredients but its really easy.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Alot of hungry people
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Steam

Ingredients

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  • MEAT MIXTURE

  • 2 lb
    ground beef( i use ground chuck)
  • 1/2 can(s)
    rotel tomatoes
  • 4 clove
    garlic..minced
  • 3/4 c
    water
  • 3/4 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1 1/2 c
    tomato sauce
  • 2 medium
    yellow onions chopped very fine
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 7 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    cumin
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1/2
    can of cream style corn
  • CORNMEAL MIXTURE

  • 3 c
    white corn meal
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper
  • STEAM MIXTURE

  • 1/2 c
    tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 can(s)
    rotel tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    cumin
  • ·
    enough water to nearly cover tamales
  • ·
    coffee filters for wrappers

How to Make Easy Hot Tamales

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all of the meat ingredients in a large mixing bowl.Set to the side.
  2. In a shallow pan mix the cormeal mixture and get a a steam pot ready. I crumble up foil in the bottom of a large pot.
  3. I take a large rounded tablespoon of the meat mixture and drop it in the dry cornmeal mixture. Roll lightly in mix shapping to make rolls about 3-4 inches long. Place tamale on a wrapper(coffee filter). Wrap and fold in the ends. Stack in a pot to steam.Should make 4-5 dozen.
  4. Pour steam mixture over tamales and add enough water to almost cover tamales. Bring to boil and and reduce to medium heat and cover. Steam for approx 1 hour and 15 min. Allow the temales to cool before serving.

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About Easy Hot Tamales

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican




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