Tamales swiss Chard, The Flavors of Mexico

Recipe Tamales swiss chard

A typical recipe of Tapalpa, Jalisco, and this version we shared the executive chef of the hotel San Bernardo is a beautiful Boutique Hotel that I recommend to visit because they will be able to eat very rich and for those who like to learn from the local cuisine to cook with the chef’s dishes like these tamales swiss chard that are so simple and so delicious!

Tamales swiss Chard, The Flavors of Mexico


  • 3k mass
  • 1k of butter
  • 20 large leaves of swiss chard
  • 4 tablespoons of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of royal
  • 50 dried corn husks


Beat the butter with the salt, and the royal, after is added to the dough, as this homogeneous mixture is added to the leaves previously chopped. Put on each sheet of corn previously soaked a large spoonful of the dough already completed. If you want to at the time you make the tamale, you can add beans or chicken or some stew as rajas with cheese. Put to cook in a steamer for 40 minutes.

And such a good mezcal before you enjoy them is an excellent option or as a snack while you enjoy. A Alipus San Baltazar de los Danzantes, with its aromas of fresh herbs and flavors of sweet fruit (light tone coconut) then delicate spices, they will show very well.