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Spoon Bread with Green Chiles

Spoon Bread with Green Chiles

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®

    Evaporated Milk

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

Servings: 6

Recipe and photo credit: Nestlé and


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