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Category : Grains & Breads       Region : Southeast ~ Prairie       Rating : 5
Spoon Bread

Contributor : Added by Administrator

Tribal Affiliation : Colorado, my great grandmother was pure Cherokee

Orgin of Recipe : Offered by Corissa Dewitt ...... who learned this from a friend who is very interested in Native American Recipes.

Type of Dish : Contemporary & Traditional

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Ingredients

  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Of Very Cold Milk
  • 3 Egg Separated
  • 2 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Cornmeal
  • 1/2-1 Cup Chopped Green Chilies (Canned)

Directions

In a saucepan, stir 2 cups milk into cornmeal.
Cook, stirring constantly until very thick.
Stir in 1 cup milk, butter, and baking powder.
Stir about 1 cup of this mixture into beaten egg yolks.
Return all to saucepan.
Gently fold in egg whites (stiffly beaten) and chilies.
Remove from heat.
Bake in a 235 degree oven for 50 minutes in greased, 2-quart casserole (loaf pan).
Immediately slice and serve with butter and green chili taco sauce, can add fried eggs to the side.

OPTION: grate cheddar over sauce.


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