Making your own tamales is a labor-intensive project that, though well worth the time, can be intimidating for the uninitiated. If you'd rather get straight to the eating instead of fretting over which kind of masa to use, then Del Real Foods pork tamales might just be the answer. Homemade the traditional way with stone-ground corn, and hand-wrapped in corn husks, these fresh tamales can be quickly heated up and enjoyed as they are, or used as a base for more creative endeavors.
If you thought tamales were just for lunch or dinner, we're here to open your mind. This hearty scramble, which comes together in just 10 minutes, cooks eggs with crumbled Del Real Foods Pork in Red Sauce Tamales for a substantial and flavorful breakfast. It's hard to beat this balance of fresh, bold taste and convenience, the intersection of Mexican tradition and modern life. As a bonus, this recipe is as good a way to end a long night as it is to start the day.
Pork Tamale Scramble
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Yield: Serves 2
1 tablespoon (15ml) olive oil 1 Del Real Foods Pork in Red Sauce Tamale, husk removed 4 eggs, whisked ¼ cup sliced scallions Salt and freshly ground black pepper Sour cream (optional) Del Real Foods salsa (any variety; optional)
1. Heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium heat. Crumble tamale into pan, breaking up with a wooden spoon. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring, until heated through. Add eggs and cook, stirring often, until scrambled. 2. Remove from heat and stir in scallions. 3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with sour cream and salsa, if you like.