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Elevate your mealtime with a Tamale Chili Bake, where convenience meets taste. A delightful fusion of chili and tamales that’s perfect for busy days when you crave a delicious, fuss-free meal!

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1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili No Beans
1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Beef Tamales
3 tablespoons chopped onion
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.

  2. In 11×7-inch baking dish, spread chili evenly.

  3. Remove papers from tamales; place tamales on top of chili. Sprinkle with onion and cheese. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until heated thoroughly.

  4. Note: To prepare in microwave, place chili in 1 1/2-quart casserole. Top with tamales; sprinkle with onion. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 4 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; microwave 3 minutes longer. Cover; let stand 2 to 3 minutes before serving.