The best and easiest way to use leftover or dry tamales without extra work or ingredients. I use pork or chicken tamales, but any savory tamales will work.  If I feel like it, I serve them with a fried egg on top.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 serving
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Ingredients

1
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chopped tamales and fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce and season with salt; cover and cook until tamales are soft, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

398 calories; protein 12.7g; carbohydrates 23.5g; fat 28.4g; cholesterol 37.1mg; sodium 470.3mg. Full Nutrition
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