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The one-and-only Mexican classic tamale.
Top Review by chelsea.and.blake
I was craving tamales the other night, and these looked simple enough. I have made them twice now and my husband and I love them! The heat overpowered the taste the first time I made them, so i just used less of each spicy seasoning, and they were awesome the 2nd time around. Thanks for sharing!
- 1 lb ground beef
- 2 cups self-rising meal
- 1 teaspoon red pepper
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 3 tablespoons cumin
- 1⁄3 cup melted shortening or 1⁄3 cup oil
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1⁄4 cups milk or 1 1⁄4 cups buttermilk