World Hearth Recipe Collection
Ingredients    
catBrowse by Category     alphaBrowse Alphabetically     booksBooks     linksLinks     faqFAQ
----

Guatamalan   -   Paches De Papa Quezaltecos (Guatemala)   adapted from False Tongues and Sunday Bread by Copeland Marks

Description
Ingredients
  • 2 Pounds Potatoes
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1 Pound Tomatoes -- sliced
  • 2 Large Scallion -- finely chopped
  • 4 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1 Small Red Bell Pepper -- finely chopped
  • 1 Large Jalapeno -- finely chopped
  • 6 Tablespoons Margarine -- melted
  • 2 Cups Tortilla Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Ground Allspice
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Pepper
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Achiote -- dissolved in
  • 2 Teaspoons Hot Water
  • Aluminum Foil
Directions Cook the potatoes in their jackets in 2 cups water over moderate heat until they are soft about 20 minutes. Cool and peel. Process to a smooth paste. Cook together 1 cup water, tomatoes, scallions, garlic, bell pepper, and jalapeno over low heat for 20 minutes. Process to a smooth sauce and strain through a metal sieve to remove any lumps. There should be about 2 cups sauce. Mix together into a smooth moist paste, the mashed potatoes, sauce, margarine, tortilla flour, salt, allspice, pepper and dissolved achiote. Mix well. Put 3/4 cup of this mixture onto foil and fold into a rectangle. Pack firmly when folding. Steam the tamale over moderate to high heat for 30 minutes. Serve warm with a liberal squeeze of lemon.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00



Printer version   15 Votes - Yum: 3.6, Easiness: 2.2, Speed: 2.53333, Overall: 2.77778 Rate this recipe

Disclaimer: Most of the recipes on this site have been changed from the original. We encourage you to purchase the originals, since they often include better directions and you'll be benefitting the author of the recipe.

Search the whole site:
 

Recipes © by their authors.
Site courtesy of wuzzle.org