Broccoli Raab in Cheese Custard


2 cups steamed broccoli raab, chopped

3/4 cups grated cheddar cheese

3 eggs from happy chickens

1-1/2 cups milk or light cream

3/4 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 350. Butter a 1-1/2 quart baking dish and put the chopped broccoli raab into it, and sprinkle with the cheese. Beat the eggs lightly in a separate bowl and stir in the milk, salt and pepper. Stir into the broccoli-cheese mixture. Put the baking dish in a shallow pan with hot water halfway up its sides. Bake for 45 - 60 minutes, or until the custard is set.

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