Baked Hominy Pie

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Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I love hominy, and I wanted to make a pie or quiche using it. Somehow the flavors of the bacon, cheese, and tomatoes crept in. Of course, everything is better with bacon, cheese, and tomatoes, right?

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 large
    (10" or larger) flour tortillas
  • 2-3 slice
    pepper bacon, thick sliced
  • 1/2 c
    onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 can(s)
    golden hominy, well-drained
  • 3 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 c
    cream or milk
  • 1 c
    jack or pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp
    each salt and pepper
  • 2
    roma tomatoes, thinly sliced

How to Make Baked Hominy Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray or brush a 9-inch pie plate with olive oil. Heat tortillas for 20-30 seconds in the microwave or a hot dry skillet to soften them. Place one tortilla in the plate, fitting it in like a piecrust. Spray or brush tortilla with olive oil, then sprinkle with half the grated cheese. Fit the second tortilla over the first. Set aside.
  2. Cut bacon into ½-inch pieces. Cook bacon in a skillet until not quite crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels. In rendered bacon fat, cook onion until soft but not browned. Drain well.
  3. In a mixing bowl, stir together hominy, beaten eggs, cream, grated cheese, onion, salt, and pepper until well combined. Pour carefully into tortilla shell. Place sliced tomatoes in a single layer on top to cover pie. Top evenly with the bacon.
  4. Bake for 25-35 minutes, until eggs are set and tortillas are nicely browned. Check at 15 minutes, and cover edges with foil or a pie guard if tortilla browns too quickly. Allow to cool 15 minutes before slicing. Slice with sharp knife. May be served at room temperature.

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