Snack Like a Southerner: Cheesy Spoon Bread

Cheesy Spoon Bread

1/2 cup fine white cornmeal 
1 cup boiling water 
2 tablespoons butter 
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
1/4 teaspoon black pepper 
3 eggs 
1/2 cup milk 
1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained 
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend

Step One: "Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 5- inch loaf pan with cooking spray."

 Step Two: "In a medium-sized bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, combine cornmeal, water, butter, baking powder, salt, and pepper for 30 seconds."

Step Three: "Add eggs and milk and beat 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly mixed."
Step Four: "Pour half of batter into a prepared loaf pan. Spoon chilies and 2/3 cup of cheese evenly over batter. Pour remaining batter over cheese and top with remaining 1/3 cup cheese." 
Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden. Serve warm.

Thanks Mr. Food for this recipe!



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