Recipe of the month

Lindita's Tamale Surprise!

Masa
 

Soak corn husks in hot water while preparing masa.

Masa For Tamales

4 cups Maseca Corn Masa Mix for Tamales

 

4 cups Cooking Beef Stock or broth (I prefer the stock)
 

1 cup corn oil
 

1 teaspoon salt
 

1 tablespoon baking powder
 

1 tablespoon garlic powder
 

1 tablespoon Chile powder
 

1-2 bags of cornhusks

Using a Mixer

Mix masa and stock, set aside.

 

To oil, add salt, garlic powder and Chile powder and mix.

 

Add to masa and mix.

 

Add baking powder, whip for 5 minutes.

 

Let masa rest for 5 minutes.

 

Remove corn husks from water remove access water.

 

Spread masa on silky side with the Tamale Masa Spreader.
 

 

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Meat Filling

4 cups cooked shredded pork
 

2 medium diced tomatoes
 

1 package of Linditas’ Hot or Mild Salsa & Spice Mix ( I prefer the Hot)
 

1 teaspoon salt
 

1 1/2 cups stock

 

1 can medium pitted black olives, drain 

Place shredded warm pork in large bowl.

 

Using a blender, add tomatoes and stock as well as Linditas’ Salsa Mix and pulse 2 -3 times to make a sauce.

 

Add sauce to pork and mix well.


Filling & Cooking

 

12 Quart Steamer Pot is ideal for this recipe

Place tablespoon of filling length wise, add olive for a surprise (Sorpresa) fold edges toward center & fold end.

Fill tamale steamer with water up to the line on your streamer.

 

Place tamales in a pyramid.

 

Cover tamales with additional cornhusks. Start cooking tamales on high heat, bring to a boil.

 

Reduce to a medium heat. 

 

Steam cook for 2 hours.

 

Turn heat off and let tamales set for 30 minutes or more before taking them out of the steamer.

 

This allows them to set. 

 

Recipe makes 2 1/2 - 3 dozen. 

 

Cooked and uncooked tamales can be frozen for a later cooking date!


Enjoy! 

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Lindita's Instant Salsa Mix Recipe Ideas

Lindita's Meat Recipes

Great For Seasoning, Rub Poultry & Fish

Lindita's Salsa makes a great traditional, salsa dip. It's also great over eggs, burritos, fajitas, nachos and all your favorite Hispanic dishes. Here are some additional recipe ideas to try.

Lindita's Guacamole Dip

1 Avocado.

3 Fresh chopped medium size tomatoes or 1 can of diced tomatoes.

1 Package of LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX.

Mix tomatoes with LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX.

Add 8 tablespoons of salsa mix to mashed avocado pieces, stir well, chill and serve. Salt to taste

Lindita's Party Dip

1-24 oz. Sour Cream Cheese for cracker spread.

1 Package of LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX, stir well, chill and serve.

Lindita's Taco Seasoning

Lindita's Mexican Chili

1 1/2 - 2 lbs. of ground meat.

1 Package of LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX.

Add LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX to 1 1/2 - 2 lbs. of ground beef or ground turkey.

Mix with meat, brown and simmer for tacos or chili.

Lindita's Mexican Hamburgers

Lindita's Mexican Meatloaf

1 1/2 - 2 lbs. of ground meat 

1 Package of LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX

Add LINDITA'S INSTANT SALSA MIX to 1 1/2 - 2 lbs. of ground beef or ground turkey.

Mix into meat for hamburgers or add to your favorite meatloaf recipe.