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Cheddar Spoon Bread

 Cheddar Spoon Bread
This recipe is a family favorite. It is a great side dish to any meal and it fast to make.—Barbara Clouse, Blacksburg, Virginia
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, well beaten

Directions

  • Scald 1-1/2 cups milk (heat to 180°). Mix cornmeal with remaining
  • 1/2 cup cold milk and add to hot milk. Cook, stirring constantly,
  • over low heat until thickened, approximately 5 minutes. Add cheese,
  • butter, sugar and salt; stir until melted. Remove from heat until
  • thickened, approximately 5 minutes. Add cheese, butter, sugar and
  • salt; stir until melted. Remove from heat; stir in eggs. Pour into
  • 1-qt. greased baking dish; bake at 350° for about 35 minutes or
  • until lightly browned and set. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 766 calories, 78 g fat (49 g saturated fat), 282 mg cholesterol, 1,247 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.