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Tamale Cheese Topping

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The Tamale Cheese Topping is a wonderful and delicious topping for your chili. You simply have to try this easy to follow Tamale Cheese Topping recipe! Trust me its addictive!
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Prepared tortilla flour/Yellow cornmeal 3⁄8 Cup (6 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Monterey jack cheese/Queso bianco 4 Ounce, shredded
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste

Combine water and salt in 1 1/2 quart saucepan and bring to boil over high heat.
Reduce heat and stir in tortilla flour or cornmeal.
Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thick, about 5 minutes.
Let cool about 15 minutes.
Add sour cream, egg yolks and cheese and beat until well blended.
Taste and adjust seasoning.
Spread over hot chili.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1085 Calories from Fat 578

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.6%

Saturated Fat 36.6 g182.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 550 mg183.3%

Sodium 1245.9 mg51.9%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.3%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 43 g85.1%

Vitamin A 49.8% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 97.5% Iron 24.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tamale Cheese Topping Recipe