Recipe by JOYCE LITOFF
"These tamales take some time, but are well worth the effort. They are a great way to use up leftover holiday turkey. These are also healthier than many traditional tamale recipes which are made with lard. These freeze well and can later be either microwaved or re-steamed. Serve with lime wedges as garnish."
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1 5-ounce package cornhusks
turkey broth, divided
onion, finely chopped
3 1/2 cups
finely chopped cooked turkey
ground black pepper
cayenne pepper, or to taste
Delicious way to use leftover thanksgiving turkey. I used chicken broth instead of turkey broth and the taste was still great. One of the best tamal recipes I have tried.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Leftover Turkey Tamales
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 249
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