Skillet Beef Tamales

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 394.9
  • Total Fat: 18.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.8 mg
  • Sodium: 675.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 27.4 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    1 lb lean ground beef
    1/3 cup chopped green pepper
    1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
    2 cups salsa
    3/4 cup frozen corn
    2 T. water
    6 corn tortillas (6 in) halved and cut into 1/2 inch strips
    3/4 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
    5 T. fat free sour cream


In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook beef and peppers over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the salsa, corn and water; bring to a boil.

Stir in tortilla strips. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tortillas are softened. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and cook 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SMILEY_MOM_GINA.

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  • This recipe looks more like enchiladas to me. . . tamales are made with ground masa and are steamed. Very different. However, your recipe looks like they'd be super good skillet enchiladas. YUM! - 5/5/11

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