Oklahoma Tamale Casserole

Oklahoma Tamale Casserole

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"I made this for New Year's Eve Dinner 2003 and my family gobbled it up! It combines chicken, beef tamales, and tomatoes! Yummy!"
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1 h 15 m servings 617 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 617 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 35.3 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 43g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 35.1 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 123 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 1445 mg
  • 58%

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.


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  1. In a skillet over medium heat, fry the bacon until evenly brown and crisp. Drain, crumble, and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 4 quart casserole dish.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the tamales, chicken, corn, tomatoes, raisins, and olives. Season with chili powder and salt. Transfer to the prepared casserole dish. Dot with butter. In a separate bowl, mix the chicken broth and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over the casserole.
  4. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Top with Cheddar cheese, and continue baking 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and lightly browned.


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I've made this recipe several times and it's always a hit. The mix of all the different flavors is a tasty combo. To keep the top from drying out and the bottom from being too soupy, take out ...

My family did not enjoy this dish.

Deeeelish! If you're a tamale lover that is ;) Pretty much like the enchilada pie to enchiladas. Me and the hubby added some jalapenos to the mix (because we love jalapenos) and it turned out fa...

It looks good, and it sounded good, but was really nothing special. Since I dislike chopping up chicken, I'd have to say not really worth it for me. But it was OK. I left out the olives since ...

My kids really love this. To please them, I replace the green olives with black olives and omit the raisins, we are not big on raisins, turns out great!!! I have also added a little onion powde...

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