Tamale Tartlets

Tamale Tartlets
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5 min.
15 min.
8 Servings

For a fun party appetizer, these tamale tartlets are all you need. Corn masa on the bottom, topped with shredded pork, cilantro and cheese make easy tamale bites for a festive gathering.


  • 1 cup prepared tamale masa
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup leftover shredded pork (from Red Chile Pork Tamale Pie)
  • Chopped cilantro, crumbled Cotija cheese and radish cut into matchsticks (optional)
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SHAPE masa into small balls (about a tablespoon each) and flatten into small disks.

HEAT oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Fry tartlets for 5 minutes. Turn over; fry for an additional 5 minutes or until lightly golden. Top with 1 tablespoon pork. Garnish with cilantro, cheese and radish. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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