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Black Bean Tamales with Mole

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Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
30
min.
Servings

24 servings, 1 tamale each

These tamales use banana leaves to add a unique flavor to the masa dough.

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  • Cook onions in hot oil in medium skillet on medium heat 10 min. or until caramelized, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans.
  • Cut sheets of foil into 24 (8x6-inch) pieces; repeat with banana leaves. Cover bottom of steamer with any remaining banana leaves.
  • Dissolve bouillon cube in warm water in large bowl. Add masa harina, lard and sour cream; mix well. Divide dough in half.
  • Pat 1 dough piece into 12x10-inch rectangle on 16x14-inch sheet of plastic wrap. Spread with 1/2 cup bean mixture; top with 1/2 cup mozzarella. Roll up dough, starting at one long side, using plastic wrap to help roll dough. (Do not roll plastic wrap up with dough.) Repeat to make second log. Discard plastic wrap.
  • Cut each log into 1-inch-thick slices. Place 1 slice on center of each banana leaf piece; fold leaf lengthwise in half, then fold over both short ends of leaf to completely enclose filling. Wrap in foil pieces.
  • Place tamales in steamer; cover. Steam 1 hour or until filling pulls away from banana leaves, adding more water to steamer if necessary. Serve with mole sauce.

Cooking Know-How

Use a metal spatula to easily spread both the masa dough and refried beans onto the dough.

Food Facts

Make prepared mole sauce by reconstituting mole paste with water or broth as directed on package.

Shortcut

Substitute 2-2/3 cups prepared masa dough for the masa harina, broth, lard and sour cream.

Servings

  • 24 servings, 1 tamale each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 tamale each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 110
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 170mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
   
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* 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.

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