Cheddar-Corn Impossible Pie
Editor's Note: Quick and easy to make, this recipe for Cheddar-Corn Impossible Pie should be in every cook's repertoire! Featuring generous amounts of cheese and vegetables, this corn pie recipe is one you'll want to use again and again when you need to make a dish in a hurry. You'll also love that you can get this dish on the table within about an hour. The no-fuss recipe can be served on its own for lunch, or as an accompaniment to your favorite soup for a dinner that's as hearty as can be. Are you hosting the next family get-together and need a new brunch menu idea? Then you'll want to make this savory pie, as it includes plenty of bacon. Serve up this delicious corn pie the next time company drops by unexpectedly!
When you think there’s nothing in the house for supper, or when relatives suddenly appear for Sunday lunch, here’s the answer. The flour mixture in this vegetable-packed dish magically forms a very thin tender base for its zesty custard filling. Serve with chili sauce or bottled salsa and a cabbage-carrot slaw.
Total Timeunder 1 hour
OccasionBuffet, Buffet Meal, Casual Dinner Party, Family Get Together
Recipe CourseMain Course
MealBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
Taste and TextureCheesy, Salty, Savory
Type of DishCasserole, Savory/pot Pie
- 2 tablespoons (25 mL) dry bread crumbs
- 10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 cup (250 mL) shredded mild Cheddar cheese
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- Half sweet green pepper, diced
- 1 cup (250 mL) corn kernels
- 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) pepper
- Pinch salt
- Pinch cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon (5 mL) baking powder
- 2 tablespoons (25 mL) shortening
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups (500 mL) milk
Grease 10-inch (25 cm) quiche pan or pie plate; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Combine bacon, cheddar, onion, green pepper, corn, pepper, salt and cayenne; sprinkle over bread crumbs.
In bowl, stir together flour and baking powder; cut in shortening until in fine crumbs. Add eggs and milk; whisk just until smooth. Pour over bacon mixture.
Bake in 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes.
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2002 Rose Murray