‘Tis the season for Love & Hominy

Looking for a new family favorite? This tasty and alternative hominy dish will have them singing in no time!

Hominy Casserole

My sisters and I grew up in a diabetic household when the options for diabetics were severely limited.Poor Dad had to endure saccharin in his coffee and avoid really interesting foods where calories and carbs ran rampant.On the plus side, we grew up learning about label reading and nutritional content long before it was the norm and it has served us well.

As the grandparents of a juvenile diabetic, it is super important that we provide balanced and nutritious meals for Noah.Hominy, at a glycemic index of 57, fat at 9 grams, carbohydrates of 66 and 7 grams of proteinis both acceptable and delicious!

You simply cannot go wrong with this easy to a make dish that seems to please everyone!It is a lovely compliment to ham dishes and goes great with scrambled eggs in the morning.Enjoy it all year long!


• 1 medium onion, chopped

• 1 tablespoon canola oil

• 1 garlic clove, minced

• 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream

• 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided

• 1/4 cup milk

• 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies

• 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

•3 cans (15 ounces each) golden hominy, drained


• In a small skillet, cook onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat. In a large bowl, combine onion mixture, sour cream, half of the cheese, milk, chilies and cumin. Stir in hominy.

• Pour into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Yield: 8-10 servings.

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