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             Tamales (Chile, Meat, Cornmeal-Filled Corn Husks)
 
 Recipe By     : Cocinas De New Mexico Cook Book
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Tamales
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    ingredients needed
                         corn husks
                         masa
                         water
                         chile con carne para tamales
 
 Assembling Tamales 1 To Assemble
 
 1. Rinse corn husks and soak in warm water until pliable. 2. Spread the center
 portion of each husk with 2 tablespoons of masa mixture. Top with 1
 tablespoon* of chile-meat filling. 3. Fold the sides of the husk toward the
 center, the bottom of the husk up, and the top down. Tie each tamale with a
 corn husk strip. 4. Pour 2 inches of water into a large steamer. Arrange
 tamales on a rack in steamer above the water level. 5. Steam tamales for 45
 minutes (Longer at high altitudes. May also be steamed in a pressure cooker
 for 20 minutes at 15 pounds pressure.)
 
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