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    Gramdma Ruth's Hot Tamales

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    3 hrs

    1 hr

    2 hrs

    Chef Teer's Note:

    Once thought to have been taken to the grave with her, my father stumbled upon her recipe long after my grandmothers passing. The Best Hot Tamales in the world as far as i'm concerned! I love the things! You must try them for yourself !

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-8

    Yield:

    bundles ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Note: 1 tsp red cayene pepper for milder tamales.
    2. 2
      Take 2 spoons of meat mixture.
    3. 3
      Roll oblong (weenie style) in salted cornmeal. Use cookie sheet.
    4. 4
      Seperate corn husk and soak in water.
    5. 5
      Take tamale and wrap tightly in husk.
    6. 6
      One end open the other folded. Tie in bundles of six.
    7. 7
      Place open end up. and place in a large pot.
    8. 8
      Pour boiling water over tamales.
    9. 9
      Bring to a boil & steam 2 hours.
    10. 10
      Can be frozen or canned. Re-heat in water or microwave.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 02, 2012

      45

      Okay, but Grandma must have done something different! I found them bland. Made for Fall PAC 2012

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    • on November 08, 2009

      Is it me or are the instructions for making what looks like a great dish missing?

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    Nutritional Facts for Gramdma Ruth's Hot Tamales

    Serving Size: 1 (225 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 537.2
     
    Calories from Fat 322
    59%
    Total Fat 35.8 g
    55%
    Saturated Fat 13.6 g
    68%
    Cholesterol 154.2 mg
    51%
    Sodium 1289.9 mg
    53%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.4 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    18%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 44.5 g
    89%

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