Casseroles

Cheesy Sweet Corn Tamale Pie

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I used to always eat the Green Corn Tamales at El Cholo in Los Angeles, they are DIVINE. This is my version of them in a casserole form- this obviously can’t be steamed like real tamales but this is a simple way to get that flavor.

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10 ears corn
1 lb cornmeal
¼ lb shortening
¼ lb butter
¾ c sugar
1 c half & half
1 tsp salt
3 7-ounce cans diced green chiles (or whole green chiles, sliced), drained
2 ½ c cheddar, shredded
2 ½ c jack cheese, shredded
For the garnish:
1/2 cup sour cream
2 avocados, diced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
Preheat oven to 350º Cut both ends of corn and remove husks. Cut corn kernels off the cob. In a food processor, grind the kernels with the cornmeal. Beat the shortening and butter together until creamy. Add...
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Nutritions

Calories
1121

Sodium
1351mg
56% DV

Fat
82g
127% DV

Protein
45g
90% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
6g
27% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV