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Corn and Green Chili Tamale Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Corn and Green Chili Tamale Casserole, by , is from Didi's Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
diana morris
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 4-ounce frozen chicken or beef tamales
1 10-ounce package frozen white or yellow corn
1 4-ounce can diced mild green chilies
3 green onions, chopped
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 cup whipping cream
1 7-ounce can salsa verde
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese


Avocado wedges
Additional salsa verde (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375F. Place frozen tamales in microwave and cook on high until thawed, about 5 minutes. Remove husks. Cut tamales in half lengthwise. Place in single layer in 10-inch-diameter glass pie dish. Sprinkle with frozen corn, chilies, green onions and 1/2 cup cilantro. Whisk cream, salsa verde, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in medium bowl to blend. Drizzle over casserole. Sprinkle grated cheese over top.

Bake casserole until heated through and bubbling, about 35 minutes. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cilantro. Serve with avocado and more salsa, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The spicy casserole can also be made in a microwave: Cook on high until it's hot and bubbling, about 15 minutes; rotate the dish several times, if necessary

 

 

 

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