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Hominy Spoonbread

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
A combination of fat-free and full-fat ingredients lightens this spoonbread's caloric load while maintaining its traditional richness.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups diced onion (about 1 large)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 (15.5-ounce) cans golden hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 3 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 119
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 7.4 g
  • carbohydrate 13.9 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 50 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 477 mg
  • calcium 133 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion and garlic to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until golden. Set aside.

  3. Place hominy in a food processor; process 1 minute or until finely ground.

  4. Combine cheeses in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add milk, egg substitute, and eggs; beat well. Add hominy, sugar, hot sauce, salt, and pepper; stir well. Stir in onion mixture. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9–inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until set.