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Serve with smart sides such as rice and your favorite steamed vegetable.
Remove 1 tamale from boiling water; cool 3 min. or until able to open the packet. Dough should pull away from banana leaf. If not completely cooked, reseal packet and place back in boiling water.
Tamales are great to make ahead; they can be assembled and frozen, uncooked, up to 2 months. Cook as directed, increasing the cooking time to 50 min. Or assemble and cook directed, then refrigerate up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave without the foil or steam with the foil.
If a large stockpot or tamalera is not available, cook in batches or in 2 large 4-qt. pots.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.