Hot Tamales

Recipe by Jenny White

These are so good with their spices and sauce. I like to serve them with corn bread.

Top Review by 2rubys07

Has a really good taste but did not care for the texture of the cornmeal mixed with the ground beef. If choosing to make this recipe..recommend using a very large pot. Some of my meatballs fell apart and "I think that it was because my pot wasn't big enough. KyTrisha

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first 8 ingredients together, gradually adding in water.
  2. In a large pot, bring the tomato juice, sauce, water, sugar and salt to a boil.
  3. Form the tamale mixture into walnut-size balls and drop into boiling juice.
  4. Boil softly for 30 minutes.
  5. NOTE: The longer this cooks the more flavorful it becomes.

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