Alamo Tamale Supper
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Canned beef tamales in sauce||1 Pound (1 can)|
|Canned whole kernel corn||8 Ounce (1 can)|
|Canned tomato sauce||8 Ounce (1 can)|
|Chili powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Shredded sharp cheddar cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sliced pitted ripe olives||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Heat oven to 350°.
In a medium skillet with ovenproof handle, cook and stir onion in hot shortening until tender.
Remove from heat; stir in sauce from tamales, the corn (including liquid), tomato sauce, and chili powder.
Simmer uncovered 5 min.
Stir in half the cheese.
Remove papers from tamales; arrange spoke-fashion in skillet.
Sprinkle olives and remaining cheese in a circle in center.
Cover and bake 15 min., or just until tamales are heated and sauce is bubbly.