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Pumpkin Flower Tamales

50 mins
1h 20 mins
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The tamales are always delicious, prepare these tamales in totomoxtle sheet, made of nixtamalized corn dough stuffed with a pumpkin flower stew, zucchini, corn, seasoned with a touch of fresh epazote, served with sauce, cheese and cream. They are exquisite and different.
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14 portions
  • 175 grams lard
  • 1/2 kilos Corn masa mix for tamales
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 cups squash blossom, chopped
  • to taste Sea Salt Sal Sol®
  • enough chicken soup, (the amount that the dough asks for)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetal oil
  • 1/2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup whole kernel corn
  • 1 branch epazote, finely chopped
  • 3 zucchini, cut in cubes
  • 2 serrano peppers
  • 2 cups squash blossom
  • to taste Sea Salt Sal Sol®
  • 3 liters Water, hot
  • 14 totomoxtle leaves, (dry corn leaves)
  • 1/2 kilos Pork Meat, Cooked and cut into cubes
  • to taste sour cream, To accompany
  • to taste fresh cheese, To accompany
  • to taste red sauce, To accompany


Beat the butter until it softens and add the tamale flour, baking powder, pumpkin flower, Sal Sol® Sea Salt to your liking and chicken broth little by little until it forms a moist and sticky mass. Reservation.
Heat a pan over medium heat with the oil and cook the onion, garlic, corn kernels, fresh epazote, pumpkin, serrano pepper and pumpkin flower, season to your liking with Sal Sol® Sea Salt, reservation.
Place the totomoxtle leaves in a bowl and immerse in warm water until they soften. Drain and dry very well. Form the tamales by placing two tablespoons of tamale mixture prepared beforehand and filled with the preparation of pumpkin and pork.
Wrap the tamales in the corn husk and cook for 1 hour in a tamalera. Rest the tamales and serve warm with sauce, cream and fresh cheese to your liking. Enjoy


Serve with sauce, cheese and cream.


To know if the dough is ready you can dip a dough ball in water, if it floats it is ready.

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