Paraguayan Cornbread - Sopa Paraguaya

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
20 mins
50 mins

This cheese-laden loaf is boldly spiced, and in Paraguay it often accompanies a hearty beef soup. Every slice is peppered with moist corn kernels.

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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Stir boiling water into cornmeal in 3-quart bowl; continue stirring until smooth. Blend in margarine and egg yolks. Stir in remaining ingredients except egg whites.
  3. Beat egg whites just until soft peaks form; fold into batter.
  4. Pour into greased 2-quart casserole.
  5. Bake until knife inserted near the center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. 9 to 12 servings.