A Few of Our Tamale Options to Consider During this Year’s Season of Lent

Dining out during lent can be quite easy thanks to many restaurants in the area catering to those looking for a meal lacking red meat. A majority of lent-friendly entrees include seafood and vegetarian options. We want for you to know that we also cater to those seeking a red meat-less meal on Fridays during lent season. Let’s go over a few options that we know are sure to have you interested!

Find out more about our meatless tamale options by contacting us. Or, feel free to order our red meat-less tamales online if you reside elsewhere!

Red Meat-less Tamales

When our tamales come up in a conversation, everyone will likely reveal their favorite being a meat variety like pork, beef or chicken. However, when it comes to lent, most assume that tamales should not be considered because most contain some form of meat. Well, we’re here to tell you that you won’t have to give up our tamales at all! If you’ve taken a look at our online menu, you’ll see that we have seven options that are just as delicious as our meat-filled tamales:

We be that you didn’t know we offered so many red meat-less tamales! During lent, try all seven! This way, you can skip the fish and go for something a bit different.

Animal Products

Over the last decade, vegetarian and vegan lifestyles have grown in popularity in the Rio Grande Valley. Because of this, it’s our responsibility to inform you that the seven, red meat-less options we mentioned above are vegetarian, but not vegan. They don’t contain red meat but aren’t free of animal products. Our tamale masa does contain animal products such as lard and dairy. For those of you who are vegan and feel that you’ll have to give up our delicious treats, you’ll be thrilled to know that we prepare vegan tamales by request! Simply contact us to place your special order.

Tamales for Special Diets

We care for and appreciate each of our customers. That’s why we want to work with your dietary restrictions. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any special requests. Remember, you don’t have to live near one of our six locations to enjoy our delicious and unique tamales! You can purchase them online right from home! Contact us if you have any questions about our tamale varieties or the ingredients we use to make them.

2 Responses to “A Few of Our Tamale Options to Consider During this Year’s Season of Lent”

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    Esmeralda Chavez

    Wow! Thank you for trying your best to have such delicious yet super accommodating tamales. I am amazed that you will go out of your way to cater us customers with special diets, it speaks volumes of your integrity! Since my grandma has dementia she no longer can make tamales. Well we were always on the hunt for tamales that tasted just like she used to make, and when we found yours we were amazed! We joke with her saying she is secretly working with y’all lol your tamales taste just like hers. Thank you for being so caring for your customers. We are forever your customers, oh by the way she also loves your tamales! 😁🤗

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      Delia's Tamales

      Hello Esmeralda!

      It makes us so happy to read your comments. We love our customers and try our best to provide you with the best and most authentic tamale we can make. Comparing us to your grandmother’s tamales is the highest compliment you can give us. Thank you for your loyalty and kind words.

      See you at Delia’s! 🙂

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