Hot Tamale Balls

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Sunshine Forever

This recipe was submitted by a mom from Brother Martin High School for the school cookbook. It is a great appetizer and I guarantee you won't have any left.

Top Review by Paka1931

I made these last week and they were hit with the crowd! I did decrease the cornmeal to 1 cup as that's all I had left. I baked the meatballs at 350 for 30-40 minutes and then added them to the sauce. They were great right out of the oven without the sauce and even better with the sauce. I made a double batch and froze half for the holidays. Thanks for a great, easy appy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients for tamale balls in large bowl. Form into small balls and layer into large roaster pot.
  2. Mix all ingredients for sauce and pour over tamale balls.
  3. Cook over medium heat 50-60 min., covered.

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