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Cajun Cheese Bake

Cajun Cheese Bake

Cajun Cheese Bake

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8 servings

The ultimate cheese dish - containing 2 pounds of cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese! Perfect for brunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 4 c. (16 ounces) Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 4 c. (16 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. Cajun Seasoning Blend
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced or segmented

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  2. Combine chilies and cheese in a greased 3-quart casserole.
  3. Separate eggs.
  4. Beat egg whites in a large bowl until stiff peaks form.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat yolks, milk, flour and Cajun seasoning.
  6. Carefully fold egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
  7. Pour over cheese and chilies.
  8. Using a fork, gently pierce casserole from top to bottom to mix eggs and cheeses.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and place tomato slices around edge of casserole.
  11. Bake an additional 15 minutes, until edges pull away from sides of dish slightly.
  12. Serve with additional Cajun seasoning, if desired.