Savory Corn Custard

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  • Serves 4
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 374 calories
    • Fat 29 g
    • Sat Fat 15 g
    • Cholesterol 196 mg
    • Sodium 784 mg
    • Protein 16 mg
    • Carbohydrate 14 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 178 mg


  1. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 1/4pound lean ham, chopped
  3. Check 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  4. Check 1/4cup diced sun-dried tomatoes
  5. Check 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  6. Check 1cup canned corn kernels (drained) or frozen corn kernels (thawed)
  7. Check 1/3cup grated Swiss cheese
  8. Check 2 large eggs
  9. Check 3/4cup heavy cream (or milk)
  10. Check 3/4cup milk
  11. Check 1/4teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Lightly coat four 5-ounce custard cups with vegetable cooking spray. Place the cups in a 9-by-9-inch roasting pan.
  3. In a medium skillet, combine the oil, ham, jalapeño, tomatoes, and scallions. Sauté over medium heat until the vegetables are tender but not brown. Stir in the corn and divide among the custard cups. Top each with some of the cheese.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, then blend in the cream, milk, and salt. Pour over the vegetables in the cups.
  5. Place the roasting pan on the oven rack. Pour enough hot water into the pan to come halfway up the cups. Bake about 40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.