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Been craving tamales really bad, and I found a good recipe to try. I would probably leave out the jalapenos/salsa until you can eat spicy foods (if you can at all), but they sound delicious and amazing and I never thought to use cauliflower for a tamale. Nom nom. :D

Copied from: https://www.rippedrecipes.com/recipe/cauliflower-tamales-3994.html

Ingredients

  • 4 medium Egg
  • 2 wedge or slice (1/8 of one 2" dia lime) Lime
  • 2.5 serving (serving = 4 oz) Tyson Foods Boneless Skinless chicken Breasts
  • 4 serving (serving = 1/4 tsp) Goya Adobo All Purpose Seasoning
  • 1 serving (serving = 2 tbsp) Old El Paso Pickled Jalapeno Slices
  • 6 serving (serving = 3/4 cup) Green Giant Cauliflower Crumbles

Directions

Cauliflower tamales!
2 bags of Green Giant Cauliflower Crumbles
4 eggs
1 tsp adobo seasoning
2 packets true lime / or lime juice from 2 lime wedges
10-12 oz meat of choice
Pickled jalapenos (optional)
1/2 cup world market salsa verde
9 corn husks

Soak corn husks in hot Water for 2 hours before starting. Purée cauliflower crumbs until they reach a rice consistency. Place in cheese cloth and squeeze out excess water. Mix with seasonings and eggs. Lay out corn husks and apply thin layer of mass mixture even on husk. Measure 1-1.5 oz of Protein of choice and put in center of husk. I added 3 jalapenos on top as well as a 1/2 tbsp of salsa verde on the protein. Fold husk together to close the tamale. Steam for 25 minutes and done!

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

per 1 serving size (Recipe makes 9 servings)


Amount Per Serving


Calories 83

Calories from Fat 28


% Daily Values*


Total Fat 3.06

4.71%


Saturated Fat 1.02

5.10%


Polyunsaturated Fat 0.41


Monounsaturated Fat 1.30


Cholesterol 100.72

33.57%


Sodium 255.33

10.64%


Potassium 194.67


Total Carbohydrate 3.23

1.08%


Dietary Fiber 1.49

5.96%


Sugars 1.52


Protein 10.75


Vitamin A 0.22%

Vitamin C 48.00%


Calcium 2.22%

Iron 3.11%


* Nutritional Values are estimated and may vary

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They use cauliflower for so many things these days. Who knew?! 😀

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