Here is a quick and easy dip to bring to your next potluck gathering. It’s different and it’s delicious! If you like it spicy, add chili powder to taste.
Two 14-1/2 oz. cans tamales
One cup minced onion—(about 1 fresh or 1 cup frozen chopped onions)
One 15 oz can chili
One lb grated cheddar cheese
Remove tamale wrappers and coarsely chop by hand or in food processor.
Cover onions with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Place chopped tamales in a 2 qt dish. Add onion, chili, and cheese.
Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes, and then stir.
Microwave for an additional 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
Serve with tostadas.
Makes about 8 cups.