Spinach, cheese & roasted pepper tamales

1
Mandy Holmes

By
@MilitaryMomx2

What a wonderful vegetarian take on the traditional meat tamale! Would love to hear feedback on these for sure

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

6-8
large dried corn husks
2 c
masa
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
vegetarian butter flavored spread
1 1/2-2 c
vegetable broth or stock
1 c
coarsley chopped fresh spinach
3/4 c
1/4 inch cubes pepper jack cheese
1/2 c
chopped roasted red peppers
2
green onions, halved horizontally and sliced

How to Make Spinach, cheese & roasted pepper tamales

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place corn husks in hot water and let stand for 15 minutes to soften; remove and blot off excess water
  • 2Stir together masa, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add spread and mix again. Using an electric mixer beat in enough stock/broth to form a soft dough. Stir in remaining ingredients
  • 3Place equal amounts of mixture on center of each corn husk. Fold in the sides, then the bottom. Place in a steamer basket folded sides down. Cover and cook over medium-low heat 45 minutes to an hour. Best if served immediately with desired toppings

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