Corn And Green Chili Tamale Casserole

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A fast and easy casserole using premade tamales. From Bon Appetit.

The spicy casserole can also be made in a microwave: Cook on high until it's hot and bubbling, about 15 minutes; rotate the dish several times, if necessary.


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15 Min
35 Min


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6 4-oz
frozen tamales, chicken or beef
10 oz
frozen corn
4 oz
green chilies, diced
green onions, chopped
1 c
whipping cream
7 oz
salsa verde
1 1/2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
2 c
monterey jack cheese, grated
avocado wedges, optional
salsa verde, optional

How to Make Corn And Green Chili Tamale Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • 2Place frozen tamales in microwave and cook on high until thawed, about 5 minutes.
  • 3Remove husks.
  • 4Cut tamales in half lengthwise.
  • 5Place in single layer in 10-inch-diameter glass pie dish.
  • 6Sprinkle with frozen corn, chilies, green onions and 1/2 cup cilantro.
  • 7Whisk cream, salsa verde, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in medium bowl to blend; drizzle over casserole.
  • 8Sprinkle grated cheese over top.
  • 9Bake casserole until heated through and bubbling, about 35 minutes.
  • 10Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cilantro.
  • 11Serve with avocado and more salsa, if desired.

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About Corn And Green Chili Tamale Casserole

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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