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CHEESY BACON AND HOMINY CASSEROLE
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(15.5 oz. ea.) golden or white hominy
bacon, cooked and crumbled
(1/2 stick) butter
(12 oz.) evaporated milk
shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1Drain and rinse hominy; set aside.
2Cook bacon and crumble; set aside.
3Peel and slice shallots. Peel and mince garlic.
4In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium-high heat. Add the sliced shallots, minced garlic, salt and pepper and cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the flour and blend well.
5Add the half-and-half or milk gradually, and stir constantly until mixture begins to thicken, about 5 minutes.
6Blend in 1 cup of the cheese and stir until melted.
7Add the hominy and mix thoroughly. Place the mixture into a lightly buttered 2-qt. baking dish. Bake, covered, in a preheated 350-degree oven for 30 minutes.
8Remove cover and sprinkle on the crumbled bacon, followed by 1/2 cup cheese.
9Continue baking, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.
Originally Posted: Tue, May 28, 2013