Rajas and Cheese Tamales with Salsa Verde
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Rajas and Cheese Tamales with Salsa Verde

5.0 (6 ratings)

Ingredients

Prepping Husks and Filling

  • 10 - 15 dried corn husks (see Tip)
  • cold water, to rinse
  • boiling water, to soak
  • 3 poblano chilies
  • vegetable oil, to coat
  • 10 oz Oaxaca cheese

Salsa Verde

  • 13 oz green tomatillos, husks removed, quartered
  • 4 oz white onion, cut into pieces
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 serrano chili, stem removed
  • ½ oz fresh cilantro, leaves only
  • 5 fresh epazote leaves
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 canned chipotle chili

Masa

  • 3 oz vegetable shortening, in pieces
  • 14 oz masa harina
  • 1 ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 17 - 22 oz water, divided

Tamales

  • 60 oz water

Nutrition
per 1 piece
Calories
3343.9 kJ / 799.2 kcal
Protein
22.4 g
Carbohydrates
128.9 g
Fat
24.3 g
Saturated fat
8.3 g
Fiber
12.9 g
Sodium
978.9 mg

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