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Farina's Not Just for Breakfast!

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“A great healthy side dish! This I posted because I was looking for ways to get high Iron foods into my diet. Farina is a cereal's of the high iron.Don't believe me just read the labels. (This would also be good made in a greased pie pan and served as a quiche.)Just bake till firm and browned and bubbly.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté shallots and mushrooms in oil till translucent.
  2. Add 2 cups hot water slowly add cream of wheat.
  3. Continue stirring gently while the cereal thickens, about 10 minutes.
  4. Cereal should become very thick.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the garlic, eggs, egg yolks, cheese, red pepper,thyme, salt and pepper to taste, blending thoroughly.
  6. Pour the warm mixture onto a well-oiled 9x13-inch pan and spread it out, making the surface as even as possible.
  7. (Option: Just spoon tablespoonfuls onto buttered parchment paper and bake in a 400°F oven for 3 minutes till bubbling hot).
  8. Let cool, uncovered, in the refrigerator until cool to the touch.
  9. Remove from the refrigerator and cut into squares.
  10. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  11. When ready to use, place the squares on a pan lined parchment paper and heat in a 400°F oven for 5 minutes till bubbling hot.
  12. Serve immediately.

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