Mexican Cheese Squares
Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
5 lg Eggs
1/4 c All-purpose flour
1 pn Salt
3/4 ts Baking powder
4 oz Can green chile peppers or -- diced Fresh jalapeno peppers -- deveined and seeded
1 c Sour cream
2 c Packed, grated Cheddar cheese (1/2 lb.)
1 to 2 tb. Mexican hot sauce
1 tb Fresh cilantro leaves -- torn (no stems)
1 tb Unsalted butter
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, flour, salt and baking powder until smooth. Stir in diced chile peppers, sour cream and cheese.
Add hot sauce to taste and cilantro.Melt butter in an 8" square baking dish. Pour mixture into dish and spread with a spatula.Bake at 400 F. for
15 minutes, then turn heat down to 350 F. and bake an additional 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly,
then cut into squares to serve.
Yield: About 24 squares.
© Jim Catanich