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South Coast Hominy

The first time I tasted this dish, I couldn't eat enough. It's something my stepmother has prepared for a long time. Whenever I fix it, there are never any leftovers.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) white hominy, drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives, optional
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • In a skillet, saute onion and green pepper in 3 tablespoons butter until tender. Add flour, salt, mustard and cayenne; cook and stir until smooth and bubbly, about 2 minutes. Gradually add milk; bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in cheese until melted.
  • Remove from the heat; add hominy and olives if desired. Pour into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Melt remaining butter and toss with bread crumbs; sprinkle over hominy mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30 minutes or until golden.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 211 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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