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Ricotta and Poblano Tamales

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To prepare this recipe for ricotta and poblano tamale it is not necessary to use corn dough for tamale, so it is a protein-rich dish and an excellent low carb option. Follow the step by step, let them cook over low heat tightly covered, so that the water is consumed as little as possible and cook them at any time of the year, accompanied by a delicious atole.
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6 portions
  • 3 tablespoons oil, for the filling
  • 1/4 white onions, stuffing slice
  • 1 cup cuaresmeño or jalapeño pepper, in slits and without seeds, for the filling
  • 1 cup mushroom, in quarters for stuffing
  • enough salt, for the filling
  • enough black pepper, for the filling
  • 1 package tamal corn husk, of corn
  • enough Water, tibia
  • 1 1/2 cups curd
  • 1/4 cups rice flour, for the cottage cheese mixture
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, for the cottage cheese mixture
  • 1/2 cups corn kernels, Sweet for the cottage cheese mix
  • 3 tablespoons epazote, finely chopped for cottage cheese mixture
  • to taste salt, for the cottage cheese mixture
  • to taste black pepper, for the cottage cheese mixture


In a pan with hot oil, sauté the onion over medium heat, add the Lenten slices and mushrooms; Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Reservation.
Hydrate the tamale leaf with warm water for 5 minutes, drain and reserve.
In a bowl mix the cottage cheese, rice flour, garlic powder, sweet corn and epazote; Season with salt and pepper until completely integrated. Reservation.
On a tamale leaf, place a tablespoon of cottage cheese mixture, add the filling of cuaresmeño slits and close. Repeat until the mixture is finished.
Cook the tamales in a steamer with enough water for 25 minutes. Let cool and serve on an extended plate. Enjoy!


Serve the hot tamale on an extended plate, accompany with coffee, chocolate or atole.


It is necessary to let the tamales cook over low heat and well covered so that the water is consumed as little as possible.

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14/09/2019 10:09:54
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