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Maya Angelou's California Green Chile and Cheese Pie

Give This Chile and Cheese Pie a Try

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Servings:6
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Are you looking for something different for dinner tonight? Give this pie a try.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen single piecrust
  • ( store- bought)
  • 1?? cups (6 ounces) shredded
  • Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded
  • mild cheddar cheese
  • One 4- ounce can diced green
  • chiles, drained
  • 1 cup half- and- half or light
  • cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • (optional)
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat the oven to 350??F. Bake the pie crust just until pale

    golden, about 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let

    cool slightly.

    Reduce the oven temperature to 325??F.

    Sprinkle the Jack cheese and ?? cup of the cheddar cheese

    over the bottom of the partially baked crust.

    Evenly distribute the chiles over the cheese.

    In a bowl, beat together the half- and- half, eggs, and cumin,

    if using, until blended. Pour over the chiles.

    Sprinkle evenly with the remaining ?? cup cheddar cheese.

    Bake on a sheet pan or cookie sheet for 40 minutes, or until

    the center of the pie appears set when the pan is gently

    shaken. Let stand for about 15 minutes before cutting.

    Serve warm or at room temperature.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    This recipes is courtesy Dr. Maya Angelou from her cookbook "Great Food All Day Long"

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pie crust, monterary jack cheese, half and half, eggs, cumin

    Course: Dinner

    More Info: Kids Friendly


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