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Tamale Soup

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I found this recipe in a Weight Watchers cookbook several years ago. I’ve made a few adaptations, but it remains one of my favorites! Of course, the cheese that I sprinkle all over the top probably ruins the “low-fatness” of it! This is a very hearty meal. We usually eat it with some breadsticks or cornbread. Without cheese on top, it is approximately 4 WW points per 1 cup serving.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Extra Lean Ground Beef
  • ½ cups Chopped Onion
  • 1-½ cup Chopped Green Pepper
  • 1 can Stewed Tomatoes 14-16 Ounce Can (sometimes I Use Half Ro-Tel)
  • 2 cans Pinto Beans (undrained)
  • 1 can Creamed Style Corn
  • 1 can Fat Free Beef Broth (14 Oz)
  • 1 can White Hominy
  • 2 cans Beef Tamales In Chili Sauce

Preparation

Cook together the meat, onion and green pepper until beef is browned. Add to a large soup pot. Stir in tomatoes, beans, corn and broth (I also add the hominy at this point, but it was not in the original recipe).

Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 45 minutes.

While soup is simmering, remove paper wrapping from tamales and chop into bite-sized pieces (do not cut the tamales in half lengthwise, because this causes the meat to come out of the breading).

Stir in tamales and heat through.

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Kelli Blanton on 1.8.2018

Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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Christina on 1.6.2017

Smells amazing when cooking!! The ONLY thing I altered was adding roasted poblano peppers (2) and roasted jalapeño (1) diced with seeds removed!! An additional flavor with minimal heat and adjustment to the total points!! This is a great soup!!

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aubrey on 10.17.2015

@myedachs
did you add those in addition to what’s called for in the recipe, or in place of?
thanks!

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Kelly on 9.30.2015

This soup is delish ! So good. Served with cornbread……..and cheese on top of soup…… makes a happy tummy. A must try people!

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myedachs on 12.23.2010

This is a fabulous soup and I will be making this often. I would slightly change it only by adding 1 can of black beans, 1 can diced tomatoes, and 1 can of corn. I highly recommend this dish. Yummy.

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Kelly on 9.30.2015

Best soup for cool nights. Will make many more times!

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