Cheesy Mexican Cornbread

Check out this cheesy cornbread that can be made ready in 40 minutes. Perfect if you love Mexican cuisine!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups whole-grain yellow cornmeal
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1
cup buttermilk
3
tablespoons canola oil
2
eggs
1
can (8.5 oz) cream-style corn
1
can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles, well drained

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Grease 9-inch round cake pan, 8-inch square pan or 10-inch ovenproof skillet with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix all ingredients. Beat vigorously 30 seconds. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3 Bake round or square pan 25 to 30 minutes, skillet about 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

In this sweet and savory bread, the whole-grain corn adds a sweet flavor and is ideal for those looking for sweetness without mega fat and calories. This bread is a good choice to serve with chili, bean soup or any stew.

Whole Grain Serving: 1

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.