Spoon Bread with Green Chiles, Corn and Cheese

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

We really like spoon bread. Good with fish. This recipe comes from Mastercook. The recipe was given to them by the Actor who played Festus in the old" Gunsmoke" TV series.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine corn, milk, shortening, eggs, cornmeal, soda, baking powder, salt, drained chiles and cheese.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Pour into greased 9-inch square pan.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes until golden.
  6. Serve hot.


Most Helpful

I've been looking for this recipe for about 15 years. Was one of my favorite for barbeques and fish fries. It was in old lost cookbook and was called mexican spoonbread. Great flavor and texture. Good leftover and even cold. Thank you Festus. Miss you and have dicovered even more of your great recipes

loliver449 April 04, 2013

i made this as part of a post thanksgiving dinner, and we enjoyed . next time i think i'll cut the shortening down to 2 tbsp, it was a bit oily, and possibly add some cayenne, cumin, and hot sauce .

chia November 30, 2003

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