*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     CUP TAMALES WITH VERA CRUZ FLAVORS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Main dish
                 Kooknet                          Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Hominy -- cooked
      1/3   c            Lard -- or Vegetable
                         -Shortening
    2       ts           Mild Chile Powder
    1       t            Salt
                         Leftover Cooked Pork, Beef
                         -and/or Chicken -- diced
    2       tb           Salsa
                         Marinade from canned
                         -chipotles en adobo
    1                    Tomato -- diced
                         Cilantro -- chopped
    5                    Raisins
    3                    Green Olives -- chopped
                         Cinnamon
                         Ground Cumin
 
   Combine hominy, lard, chile powder and salt in a food
   processor and puree. Use about 2/3 of the mixture to
   line individual greased ramekins or 1 large casserole
   dish. Combine meats, salsa, marinade to taste, tomato,
   cilantro, raisins and olives. Season to taste with
   cinnamon and cumin. Spoon into ramekins or casserole.
   Top with remaining hominy mixture. Cover each ramekin
   or the casserole with foil. Place in a water-filled
   pan and bake at 350øF. for 1 hour.
   
   Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 3 May 1995 Typed by
   Katherine Smith Kook-Net: The Shadow Zone IV - Stinson
   Beach, CA
  
 
 
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