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Hot Tamales

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Sausage (hot)
  • 1 Tomato sauce
  • 1 tb Chili powder
  • 5 lb Corn meal; plain or self
  • -rising
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 3 tb Chili powder
  • 2 lb Chuck; ground
  • 2 1/2 qt Water; boiling


Mix meat, 1 tbsp chili powder, tomato sauce; set aside. Mix cornmeal,
shortening as a pie crust. Stir in chili powder. Add boiling water to get
desired consistency (wet enough to pat out on tamale paper). Put tamale
paper in container, pour hot water over them. Add oil to water. Start
rolling tamales: Lay terry towel on counter. Place 1 tamale paper on towel.
Place ball (size of a lemon) of cornmeal on paper. Pat ball out with wet
fingers into rectangle. Place meat in center of cornmeal. Roll edge of
paper and cornmeal over meat. Place in boiling water for 45 min. Let cool.

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