Our Family Favorite John Wayne Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by wjorma

We just love John Wayne movies and a friend in Az. gave us this recipe John Wayne is famous around the Maricopa, Arizona, area as he was one of the owners of Red River Farms, a large feed lot near there.

Top Review by Danelle J.

I have a recipe book signed by Lloyd Bridges (His wife wrote it, giving full credit to John for this recipe!) This was my husband's favorite recipe, it can be a little greasy depending on the cheese, but is delicious non-the-less!! Easy and yummy!! I especially like that the recipe has stayed the same. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Mix chiles and cheeses and put into a buttered shallow casserole.
  3. In a small bowl combine milk, egg yolks, flour, salt and pepper.
  4. In a large bowl beat egg whites to stiff peaks.
  5. Gently fold whites into the yolk mixture.
  6. Then pour the mixture over the cheese and chile mixture and carefully blend.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and lay tomato slices over the entire top.
  9. Return to oven and bake 30 minutes longer, or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
  10. Garnish with a sprinkling of green chiles. Serves 8.

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