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Mama Maria's Tamale-Rice Casserole

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Quick and easy


Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

30 minutes


6 servings


1  bag (16 ounce)  frozen H-E-B Steamable Spanish Rice

1  package (1 dozen)  cooked tamales of your choice (Beef, Pork or Chicken)

1  jar  Canyon Foods Tortilla Soup

2  cups  shredded Mexican-blend cheese

1  can (2.25 ounce)  sliced black olives, drained

1/2 to 1  cup  chopped green onions, for garnish


Heat oven to 375°F. Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.

Cook rice in microwave oven according to package directions (cook right in bag; don't cut or open bag). Remove rice carefully; spread over bottom of baking dish.

Discard husks from tamales; cut or break up into bite-size pieces. Layer evenly over rice.

Shake tortilla soup jar to blend; then pour evenly over casserole. Top with shredded cheese and olives.

Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until casserole bubbles and cheese melts. Let stand 5 or 10 minutes; garnish with green onions and serve.
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