Elote con Queso

A Mexican corn and cheese casserole with a zing of fresh green chiles.

Elote Con Queso Ingredients

2-1/2 cups corn kernels (from about 5 ears)
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 lb Manchego cheese, cubed or grated
1/4 lb. cheddar cheese, cubed or grated
4 fresh green chiles (serranos, for example), seeded and chopped
3 tbsp sugar
9 eggs
3 cups heavy cream
1 tbsp salt

Heat oven to 250º F. Butter an ovenproof 3-quart baking dish.

In a blender, break down corn kernels slightly. Mix with cheese, chiles, sugar, and baking powder.

Whisk together eggs and cream. Add to corn mixture with salt.

Pour into baking dish. Bake until just set, 45-55 minutes. Serve immediately. 12 servings.

Corn cobs