Mississippi Tamales

Fat Mama’s ships its crave-worthy tamales nationwide on Goldbelly! Fat Mama’s world famous, homemade tamales are made with a combination of seasoned ground beef and pork roast and wrapped inside a spicy masa. Fat Mama’s then wraps the tamales in a corn husk and cooks them for over 3 hours. Located at the tail end of the Mississippi River, this mom and pop tamale shop has become a local landmark for decades.

More Details

  • Each package includes up to 5 dozen tamales
  • Tamales are packed by the dozen
  • Each Tamale measures 4" in length and 0.5" round

Flavors Include

  • Ground Beef
  • Roasted Pork


Masa (Enriched Yellow Cornmeal [Cornmeal, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], Beef and Pork Broth, Lard [BHT and BHA added to protect flavor], Corn flour, [Corn treated with Lime Water], Salt, Cayenne Pepper, Pork, Beef, Chili Powder, (Chili Pepper, Salt, Garlic, Oregano, Cumin, Silicon Dioxide [2% max], Ethoxyquin [100 ppm max], Garlic Onion, Salt, Distilled Vinegar (50 grains), Cumin, Cayenne Pepper, Oregano

Instructions / Storage

  • Tamales arrive vacuum sealed and frozen.
  • Upon arrival they can be stored in the freezer for several months or in the fridge for a few days.
  • When ready to prep, just steam for 15 minutes and serve.
  • You don’t have to prepare them all at once, portion as needed.
  • Detailed storage and prep are instructions included in the box.
Download Storage and Prep Instructions

Shipping Details

  • Fat Mama’s Tamales ship Monday-Wednesday of each week.
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes.
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
  • Have more questions about Shipping? Read our Shipping FAQ page.

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The Fat Mama's Tamales was as good if not better than described! Goldbelly Customer Service, and delivery, is in a class of its own, EXCELLENT!
Greg K. - Cooper City, FL
Texas tamales very good. Well seasoned great product
Terry M. - Sandy, UT
Tamales had a nice flavor.
Sandra J. - Memphis, TN
Everything was delicious
Ryan T. - Prescott Valley, AZ
Awesome!!!! I will rebuy again. Quality Tamales, finest ingredients. Although they were in transit for 5 days with the Fat Mamma Strawberry Margarita Mix-they were packed so professional, they arrived frozen~ So great!! Thank you!
Marianne B. - Franklin, MA
It was easy to browse the site. Great variety. The delivery was so well wrapped and arrived frozen.
REDMOND D. - Milford, DE
I love Goldbelly. The selection is amazing. The food arrived, packaged perfectly.
Jay R. - Lafayette, LA
Ease of ordering, high-quality food and efficient delivery.
Terry P. - Bellingham, WA
My order came very quickly. It was packaged extremely well. The food was still frozen. The instructions on how to prepare were excellent.
Sandra P. - Suttons Bay, MI
Quick delivery, excellent packaging so product was perfect.
Joyce F. - Whitingham, VT
On time. Good packaging. Great and clear instructions to heat the tamales. Recipients all reported they were ver good tamales!
Gary M. - Las Cruces, NM
The taste was amazing!! I’ll order them again, for sure!
Brandi P. - League City, TX
The tamales were easy to order, and they arrived frozen. I also appreciated the bumper stickers.
Deborah R. - San Carlos, CA