Main Dishes

Authentic Tamales

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Tamales are so good! Its fun to get them at farmers market's and Taco Stands, but what could be better than making them yourself? It may seem like a long and daunting process, but I have a few tips and tricks to help out, and the reward is worth the price. :)

For the Chicken:
6 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
2 TBS oil
1/2 of a purple onion, chopped
1 can (15 oz) crushed tomatoes
1 can (7 oz) chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1 cup water

For the Masa:
About 5 cups Masa Corn Flour
16 oz. Lard
2 TBS Salt
2 2/3 cups chicken broth (left from cooking chicken)

Corn Husks
Preparing the Chicken: I did this part a few days before I actually made the tamales, to cut down on the time it took me to make everything. (I used boiled chicken, which shreds easily and then I could use...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
4218

Sodium
16578mg
690% DV

Fat
434g
668% DV

Protein
17g
34% DV

Carbs
31g
10% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV

Cozy up with a warm, nourishing bowl of Cabbage Roll Soup! Each pot includes all of the delicious flavors and ingredients that we love in my great grandmother's traditional Stuffed Cabbage Rolls -- without all of the work. The simple and easy cabbage soup is loaded with bacon, ground beef, rice and veggies in a sweet tomato broth. It's perfect with biscuits or a loaf of crusty bread on a chilly day!

4 slices bacon
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 T tomato paste
4 c coarsely chopped green cabbage
4 c beef broth
15 oz tomato sauce
14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes
2 T brown sugar
1 bay leaf
2 c cooked white rice
Kosher salt and pepper
2 T chopped fresh parsley
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  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a plate; reserve drippings in the pot.
  • Add ground beef to the pot and...
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Nutritions

Calories
439

Sodium
728mg
30% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV
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