Mealie mould in the microwave

Prep Time: 15
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 25
  • 4.00 - mealies
  • 15.00ml - butter
  • 125.00ml - milk
  • 5.00ml - salt to taste
  • 3.00 - eggs, beaten
  • 125.00ml - Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 125.00ml - soft white breadcrumbs
  • 1.00pinch - pinch of nutmeg
  • 30.00ml - parsley, chopped
1. Cut the mealie kernels from the cob and place in a microwaveable dish. Add the butter and milk, cover and cook on high in the microwave for about 8 minutes. Place the mixture in a food processor and pulse until smooth.

2. Scrape the mixture out of the dish and add the salt, eggs, cheese, breadcrumbs and nutmeg. Mix thoroughly. Grease a microwave mould or dish with butter and sprinkle parsley on the bottom. Place in the refrigerator for approximately 5 minutes.

3. Scoop the mixture into the dish, smooth the top and place on a rack in the microwave oven. Microwave on medium (60%power) for approximately 12-15 minutes, depending on the depth of the dish. Turn out the mealie mould and serve with braised tomatoes and onions or oven-grilled tomato halves.

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