Mexican Dinner Pronto

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by SooZee

This such an easy recipe using mostly canned products. It comes from an old Woman's Circle cookbook and is nice and spicy.

Top Review by lazyme

Such a nice quick lunch this was. Loved everything about it. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tamales, in chili gravy
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili without beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 14 teaspoon oregano
  • 12 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded


  1. In skillet heat oil; saute onion until tender.
  2. Transfer to ovenproof baking dish.
  3. Arrange half the tamales and gravy over onions.
  4. Add the two cans of chili.
  5. Sprinkle with oregano;top with remaining tamales.
  6. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, or until bubbling hot.
  7. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Bake 15 minutes more or until cheese has melted.

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