Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins
The Winning Recipe for 1992 in the San Francisco Chronicle, by Georgeanne Brennan.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 6 large fresh green chilies, roasted, peeled and seeded (such as Anaheim)
- 1⁄2 cup grated monterey jack cheese
- 1⁄4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
- 3 eggs, yolks and whites separated
- 2 fresh ears of corn, kernels of (yellow or white)
- 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1⁄3 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons sour cream
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 350°. Butter an 8-inch-square baking pan with 1 tablespoon of the butter.
- Place the chilies in a layer on the bottom of the pan, and sprinkle all but 2 tablespoons of the cheese on top of them.
- Beat the egg whites until fluffy, but not stiff.
- In another bowl, mix together the egg yolks, corn kernels, cornmeal, flour, milk, sour cream and salt.
- Fold the whites gently into the yolk-flour mixture. Spoon over the cheese and peppers. Cut the remaining butter into small pieces and scatter over the top. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over all.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until all but the very center is set. Serve hot.