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Love tamales? Then you simply have to try this recipe for Tamale Casserole which is essentially a giant deconstructed tamale. The first layer of this casserole is the traditional masa mixture that is baked before the addition of the filling. The second layer is a savory poblano chili and chicken filling. The last layer is a mixture of cream and manchego cheese. Cooked until melted, this Tamale Casserole is cheesy, warm, savory, and oh so delicious.


  • 130 grams butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 0.75 kilograms dough (tortilla, use masa flour and follow the instructions on the packet)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tomatoes (roasted)
  • vegetable oil
  • 3 poblano chilies (in thin strips)
  • 0.5 kilograms chicken (cooked and shredded)
  • 0.5 kilograms cream
  • 150 grams manchego cheese
  • salt
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    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
    2. Beat the butter, salt, and sugar until creamy.
    3. Add the dough, eggs (one by one), baking powder, and milk. Mix using your a fork and then your hands.
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