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Masa for Savory Tamales

Recipe By : Vegetarian Times, October 1996
Serving Size : 16 Preparation Time :0:30

  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 cups masa harina
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
Beat shortening in mixing bowl with electric mixer until fluffy.

In small bowl mix together masa harina and salt.
In separate bowl, mix together stock and water.
With electric mixer or wooden spoon, alternately beat in masa mixture and stock mixture, adding just enough stock mixture to make a firm dough.
Beat in baking powder.
Makes enough dough for 16 to 20 tamales.