Kahlua Tamales with Mole Sauce

Kahlua Tamales with Mole Sauce

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"This rich mole sauce with lots of spices, chocolate, and coffee flavors elevates simple tamales to gourmet status."
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servings 251 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 251 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.7 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 423 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion, garlic, oregano, cumin and cinnamon. Cover and cook until onion is almost tender (approximately 10 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  2. Mix in chili powder and flour and stir for 3 minutes. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and Kahlua. Increase heat to medium-high and boil until liquid is reduced stirring occasionally (approximately 35 minutes). Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon mole over warmed tamales and serve.



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