Cheese with Roasted Chile Tamales

Tamales de Queso con Rajas

Preparation info
  • Fills about

    5 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 cup


Heat olive oil, add flour and stir for 3 minutes. Add diced green chiles and garlic powder and stir for 5 minutes.

Add suero, salt, and ½ cup of shredded cheese, and simmer for 7 minutes, stirring until cheese melts and mixture thickens. Reserve the additional shredded cheese to sprinkle over mixture in each tamal (about 1 tablespoon each). Let mixture cool before filling