Saturday, February 27, 2016

Hawaiian SPAM & Pineapple Casserole ala ~DKBB~

Hawaiian SPAM & Pineapple Casserole ala ~DKBB~
(original recipe from savorthesensesblog.com)

1 can of regular SPAM, cut into small cubes
1 fresh pineapple, cut into chunks
1 small onion, cut into chunks
1 green pepper, cut into chunks
1 red (or orange) pepper, cut into chunks
½ cup sugar
⅓ cup flour
3 oz. (½ can) unsweetened pineapple juice
1 ½ cups shredded cheddar jalapeƱo cheese
½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

For optional crouton topping:
2 cups cubed day-old French bread
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. garlic salt
1 tsp. cracked pepper
1 tsp dried parsley
  • If making the optional crouton topping, preheat oven to 300° F; if not, preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Mix together SPAM, pineapple, onion, and peppers and place into greased 9x13 glass pan.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, and pineapple juice; pour juice over mixture in pan; top all with cheese.
For optional crouton topping:
  • Toss bread cubes with olive oil, season with garlic salt, cracked pepper, and parsley.
  • Place on cookie sheet and toast at 300° F until crunchy (about 10 minutes).
  • Increase oven temperature to 375° (if you have made the crouton topping).
  • Cover casserole with foil and bake until veggies are soft-ish (about 30 minutes).
If using crouton topping, sprinkle it over the top before serving.