Spoon bread is a soft, pudding-like side dish made with cornmeal. Here it's mixed with green chiles and fresh cilantro.
1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION®
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup yellow corn meal
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can (4 oz.) diced green chiles
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2 large eggs
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 1-quart casserole dish.
Combine evaporated milk, water, corn meal and salt in large saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat until mixture is thickened.
Remove mixture from heat.
Stir in chiles, sugar and cilantro.
Add eggs one at a time, stirring well after each addition.
Pour into prepared ovenproof dish.
Bake, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
Sprinkle with cheese; bake for additional 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Serve with salsa.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Recipe and photo credit: Nestlé and meals.com.