CHEESY BACON AND HOMINY CASSEROLE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I have been wanting to do something with hominy for awhile now, so at work today while waiting for phone calls, I concocted this recipe. I think it will be very good. Please try it and tell me what you think!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 can(s)
(15.5 oz. ea.) golden or white hominy
6 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 large
shallot, sliced
1 clove
garlic, minced
4 Tbsp
(1/2 stick) butter
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
4 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
half and half - or -
1 can(s)
(12 oz.) evaporated milk
1 1/2 c
shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain and rinse hominy; set aside.
2
Cook bacon and crumble; set aside.
3
Peel and slice shallots. Peel and mince garlic.
4
In 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.
5
Add the half-and-half or milk gradually, and stir constantly until mixture begins to thicken, about 5 minutes.
6
Blend in 1 cup of the cheese and stir until melted.
7
Add 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.
8
Remove cover and sprinkle on the crumbled bacon, followed by 1/2 cup cheese.
9
Continue baking, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

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