Nacatamal

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Before rolling: an indent in the masa was filled with rice and seasoned pork, and then covered with potato, tomato, fresh mint, olives and a few raisins.

Nacatamal

A nacatamal is a Nicaraguan tamal. They are much larger than the tamales typical of other central American countries. Nicaraguans eat nacatamales typically on Sunday morning with coffee, pinolillo, or cacao. It is also eaten during lunch or dinner any time of the week. The Nacatamal is very popular in all of Central America.

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Nacatamales tied in plantain leaves ready to be steamed.

Ingredients

It consists of dough (masa) (made from corn meal, milk and lard mixed with ground potatoes, green peppers, onions, garlic, salt and spices) and a filling (relleno) consisting of pork or chicken, tomatoes, rice, garlic, onions, potatoes, and mint leaves. The filling may also include olives, raisins or fresh chile. It is wrapped in plantain leaves to give it a unique flavor, tied, and then steamed or pressure cooked.

Anthem
Salve a ti, Nicaragua


Capital
(and largest city) Managua

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Lard

Wet-rendered lard, from pork fatback.

Fat composition

Saturated fats 38–43 %:
Palmitic acid: 25–28 %
Stearic acid: 12–14 %
Myristic acid: 1 %
Unsaturated fats 56–62 %
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S. tuberosum

Binomial name
Solanum tuberosum
L.

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C. annuum

Binomial name
Capsicum annuum
L.



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A. cepa

Binomial name
Allium cepa
L.

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A. sativum

Binomial name
Allium sativum
L.

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S. lycopersicum

Binomial name
Solanum lycopersicum
L.

Synonyms

Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Lycopersicon esculentum

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A. sativum

Binomial name
Allium sativum
L.

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A. cepa

Binomial name
Allium cepa
L.

Many plants in the genus Allium are known by the common name onion but, used without qualifiers, it usually refers to Allium cepa.
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S. tuberosum

Binomial name
Solanum tuberosum
L.

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O. europaea

Binomial name
Olea europaea
L.

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