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Tamales

How to Make Tamales

The basic tamale recipe calls for seasoned meat placed inside a layer of cornmeal dough (masa) that is then wrapped in corn husks and either baked or steamed.

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Southwestern Cream of Tomato Soup

This creamy soup recipe gives you a whole new way to serve up our El Monterey traditional tamales. Three simple ingredients combine for a flavorful soup base, perfect for a wintry evening. The addition of frozen vegetables simplifies preparation and makes this recipe a complete and satisfying meal.

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Beef Tamale Nachos

Preparation Time:
5
Total Time:
20

Add a fresh twist to your next crowd-pleasing platter of nachos with El Monterey Beef Tamales. Layers of sliced tamales, chips, cheese and tomatoes meld together for a flavorful snack that will have your guests asking about your secret ingredient. Make it fiesta-ready, with a topping of green onions, black olives and fresh cilantro.

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Calabacitas & Rice Casserole

quick and easy Cheesy Squash and Mexican Rice Casserole Recipe. Raise the level of your harvest dinner by serving a quick and easy Cheesy Squash and Mexican Rice Casserole as an extraordinary side dis

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Tamale Rice Bowl

Tamale Rice Bowl Recipe. During half time, do the El Monterey Super Tamale Bowl. Serve up El Monterey’s authentic Beef, Chicken or Pork tamales over top Mexican rice smothered with your favorite Chile

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Pine Nut Encrusted Shredded Steak

Preparation Time:
30
Total Time:
55

El Monterey Tamale accompanied by a sweet potato cream sauce and garnished with pomegranate.

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Steak Tamales and Rice Bake

Preparation Time:
15
Total Time:
25

A Steak & Tamale Rice bake Recipe. This easy casserole has just 4 main ingredients, plus your choice of garnish.

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