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Tamale Rice

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"My mom made this one night and we were hooked. Now we eat this all the time! Garnish with sharp Cheddar cheese and sliced green onions if desired."
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35 m servings 588
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place tamales in a large pot; mash with a potato masher. Add beef broth, water, chili powder, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low; cook until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Cover and let stand for about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 588 calories; 15.1 97.6 13.7 22 979 Full nutrition

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This turned out pretty good. After tasting it I did end up adding more chili powder but that was the only change I made. It would make a great filling for stuffed bell peppers. I hadn't had cann...