Tamale Skillet

Tamale Skillet

Here’s a simple and inexpensive meal that makes a great dinner or zesty breakfast!

20 min. prep time
6 servings
151 Rating


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
10 (6-inch) corn tortillas, torn into bite-size pieces
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 Land O Lakes® Eggs, well beaten
1 (8-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
4 (3/4-ounce) slices hot pepper cheese
1 cup fresh tomato salsa


Melt butter and oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add tortilla pieces, onion, chiles and salt. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until tortillas start to turn golden brown.

Reduce heat to medium-low. Pour beaten eggs and corn over tortillas. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until eggs are set. Top with cheese slices. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with salsa.

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 230mg

Sodium: 820mg

Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 12g

Recipe #15077©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I made this and it was good. I made a few Tweeks and turned it into great! went light on the salt, had used it in the salsa that has been home made (tomatoes,garlic, onions,1/2-1 cap of vinager, celentro, repalced green chilies with 1/4-1/2 cup green peppers both hot and regular,salt,pepper mix well together) and if was fixing it for breakfast I left out the corn. If for dinner, left the corn and added drained sweet peas to the mix!

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