5-Spice Tamales

         Yield: 18 Servings
Categories: Main Dishes, Vegetarian

1 lb Tofu, crumbled 2 ts Chinese 5 spice powder 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper 2 tb Onion, dried 1/4 c Bell Pepper, chopped 4 ts Mustard, prepared 1 tb Soy sauce Combine filling ingredients in a mixing bowl Fill and cook tamales according to "Tamales: Basic Procedure" *** Vegetarian Gormet - Summer 1993, Don Matesz ****Hint Make your own Chinese 5 spice blend by mixing equal anounts of Star anise, Szechuan pepper, cloves, cinnamon, and fennel seed. Grind spices into a powder with amortar and pestle or a coffee grinder.