The corn salsa was a nice topping. Take a rubber spatula and spread about 2-3 Tbs of Masa in the center of the husk. Thanks again! They consist of masa, a corn-based dough, and any combination of meat, cheese, fruit, vegetables and/or chilies. The guacamole was nice and thick very tasty and the salsa was good for chips not very spicy. Make sure to add a plate or something to the top to keep them immersed. Find recipe HERE. You can find the recipe HERE. And as this year comes to an end, I want to thank all of you for the many precious memories we’ve shared together this year. Instead of oil the masa uses pureed corn, kind of genius! Finally, I decided to make my own and this recipe has proved every bit as delicious as what I tasted in restaurants - this filling is so very good! You can find the recipe HERE. * Extra tamales can also be frozen before steaming. The masa is studded with sweet corn and zucchini then wrapped in corn husks and steamed. Strip off the ties on the ends of the husks, and peel off the corn husk to expose the spicy hot tamale underneath. I remember when we lived back in Philly we would go to the Italian Market which also has lots of Mexican Restaurants and stores. Your email address will not be published. Place 2 tablespoons of vegetable filling onto masa. Your instructions are very easy to follow. Thanks! Liz is awesome and she sure knows how to cook. Overlap the edges of the corn husks to create a seal. I wanted to try all three options so I opted to just get the tamales individually and there was a special for $5 chips salsa and guacamole. Season with Cumin and a pinch of Salt. Also, although the small amount of salt might not seem like enough when reading through the recipe, remember that cotija cheese is salty - it provides plenty of seasoning to the filling. while we waited for our orders! Hi I'm Chuck, and I make switching to a plant-based diet as easy as possible by recreating all of your favorite comfort foods. Thank you, thank you! They had a special for two tamales rice and beans for $9. For $8 a plate they could give more beans and rice. Reduce heat to low and cover. Delicioso! About 10-15 minutes. Let loose and savor the moment like a wild child. I have made a tamale casserole with your masa recipe as well as experimented with different fillings. Obviously, I don’t eat lard anymore so I needed something to replace the fat – so I used the one vegetable that I knew had a high-fat content but was also healthy and not highly processed. Steam over low-medium heat for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Unlike what you may think they are not difficult to make at all.