Nachinka - Ukranian Cornmeal Casserole

Given to me by a neighbor, a cross between, polenta, corn pudding quality. Serve with meat and poultry if desired. Unique but delicious spoon bread quality. Some versions even add grated cheese to the recipe



Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/4 lb butter
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 qt warm milk
  • 4 eggs well beaten
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Preparation 60 minutes

  • Saute chopped onion in butter, do not brown.
  • Turn heat to low.
  • Add cornmeal to butter & mix well.
  • Add the sugar, salt & warm milk.
  • Stir slowly until cornmeal begins to thicken.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the eggs & baking powder, mix well.
  • Pour into a greased 3 qt.
  • casserole.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour.