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How to Mix Up and Diversify Your Tamales Pairings

Get creative with a few ingredients, and make a sauce, pair with the perfect fruity drink, or get your tex-mex cravings on! Scroll down to unwrap a few good tamales pairings!

Whether you’re stuck with the fiesta leftovers or are looking for new ways to pair your favorite tamales, Delia’s offers a variety of tasty tamales for every craving.

Tamales pairings: Salsa or Mole

You could dramatically impact your tamales flavor with a salsa or mole. Did you know Delia’s Tamales offers salsa rojo and salsa verde? Available in-store only at any of our locations across the Rio Grande Valley or San Antonio!  

You can also make a sauce, salsa, or mole at home. A traditional mole is a rich sauce made with your preferred broth, protein seasonings, peppers, seeds, or and specialty ingredients. There is a great variety of recipes, but a few Delia’s Tamales pairings include:

  • Mole verde
  • Mole negro
  • Mole poblano
  • Mole amarillo
  • Mole coloradito

Chili Cheese Tamales?

A hearty bowl of Texas chili is always a comfort food in our great state, but can you imagine combining this with Delia’s tamales?. Whether you love our original or specialty flavors you can add it to homemade or pre-made chili!

Try combining this with:

  • Cilantro
  • Sour cream
  • Diced onion
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Sliced avocados
  • Shredded cheese
  • Jalapeños or serrano peppers

Make this meal a picnic favorite and add this in a hotdog bun! If you are feeling bold to try make sure to tag us on Facebook or Instagram! 

Pair with an Aguas Frescas

The Delia’s Tamales experience at any location includes pairing a dozen tamales with your favorite salsa, a side salad, and a refreshing agua fresca! Perfect for Texas Summer Heat, try these flavors at your next visit:

  • Pina
  • Melon
  • Mango
  • Horchata
  • Jamaica
  • Limonada

Pair with our spicy pork tamales, chicken, or chicken and cheese! 

Sweet Tamales and Sweet Sauces for Dessert

Tamales are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, but the sweet tamales are ideal for dessert. We offer sweet cream tamales that give off the right balance of sweetness. Our light and confectionate tamales pair greatly with a light drizzle of:

  • Caramel
  • Chocolate
  • Dulce de leche

You can also add your favorite pancake toppings such as bananas, strawberries, cream, whipped cream, chocolate chips, raspberries, cinnamon, cardamom, or pecans for more depth. Who knew tamales could be so sweet?

Pair with Your Breakfast Fave – Arroz Con Leche

Arroz Con Leche is a deliciously sweet white grain rice pudding like dessert with cinnamon, vanilla, rice, milk, evaporated milk, sugar, and sometimes raisins. If you are craving tamales for breakfast, make it the breakfast of champions and pair it with this iconic delicacy. Make it extra sweet and try it with our horchata for double the cinnamon sweet rice flavor.

Order Tamales Online Today

You truly can’t go wrong with tamales for any occasion any time of the day. Whether it’s a big event for or just skipping the cooking for the day and serving tamales for dinner; we can help make your special occasion just right. Call to place your next order today.

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