Mexican Corn Cakes

Mexican Corn Cakes

Bisquick Heart Smart® recipe! Reduced-fat and fat-free ingredients add a healthier twist to popular pancakes.

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1 1/2
cups Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
cup cornmeal
cup fat-free (skim) milk
egg whites
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, cooked, drained
tablespoons chopped ripe olives
cup Old El Paso® fat free refried beans
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
Fat-free sour cream, if desired
  1. Heat nonstick griddle to 375°F or heat skillet over medium heat; grease with shortening if necessary. In large bowl, stir Bisquick® mix, cornmeal, milk and egg whites until blended. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto hot griddle. Cook until edges are dry. Turn; cook other sides until golden.
  2. In small bowl, mix salsa, corn and olives. Place 1 corn cake on each of 6 microwavable serving plates; spread each cake with generous 2 tablespoons beans. Top each with additional corn cake. Spread 1/3 cup salsa mixture over top of each cake stack. Sprinkle each serving with generous 1 tablespoon cheese.
  3. Microwave each serving uncovered on High about 1 minute or until heated through and cheese is melted. Serve with additional salsa and sour cream if desired.
Makes 6 cake stacks
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Yellow cornmeal will give these corn cakes a buttery golden color, but white cornmeal can also be used.
Special Touch
Sprinkle chopped fresh cilantro on top of each stack.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cake Stack)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 1150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.