Tamal En Casuela: Cuban Tamale Soup

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
15 mins
1 hr 15 mins

This is the recipe my grandmother used to make. It calls for pork, but you can substutute chicken or beef. A meal in itself.

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  1. Cut pork into cubes and marinate in lemon and garlic.
  2. Brown pork and add enough olive oil to simmer with onion, green pepper, tomato sauce, and wine.
  3. Mix cornmeal and water thoroughly, then strain.
  4. Add strained mixture to previous ingredients.
  5. Cook on stove for one hour stirring occasionally.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.