Ham And Corn Custard With Sweet Red Peppers Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
CourseMethod

Ingredients

 Evaporated skim milk/1 1/2 cups low-fat milk12 Ounce (1 Can)
 Frozen corn kernels10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
 Yellow cornmeal1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Eggs4 Large
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground red pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon (Cayenne)
 Black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Shredded cheese4 Ounce (Cheddar, Swiss, Or Monterey Jack, 1 Cup)
 Ham4 Ounce, baked or boiled, finely diced
 Roasted sweet peppers/Pimientos7 Ounce, drained and finely chopped (1 Jar, Red Colored)
 Scallions2 , thinly sliced (Including Tops)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1872 Calories from Fat 553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.5%

Saturated Fat 27.5 g137.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1096 mg

Sodium 3799 mg158.3%

Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.7%

Sugars 82.4 g

Protein 131 g262.6%

Vitamin A 239.8% Vitamin C 206.3%

Calcium 238.5% Iron 47.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400° F.
In a small saucepan, heat the milk over low heat until almost simmering.
Meanwhile, place 1 cup of the corn and the cornmeai in a food processor or an electric blender and whirl for 10 to 15 seconds or until smooth.
Add the warm milk, eggs, sugar, salt, black pepper and ground red pepper, and whirl 5 to 10 seconds more.
Transfer the mixture to a large bowl.
Stir in the cheese, ham, roasted peppers, scallions, and remaining corn.
Pour the mixture into a lightly greased 1 1/2-quart souffle dish.
Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes, then lower the oven temperature to 350° F and bake, uncovered, 35 minutes longer or until set.
If the custard threatens to over-brown, cover with foil during the last 10 minutes of baking.
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