Mexican Corn Cakes

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
1/2
cup cornmeal
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
3
egg whites
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, cooked, drained
2
tablespoons chopped ripe olives
1
cup Old El Paso™ fat free refried beans
1/2
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.

Expert Tips

Yellow cornmeal will give these corn cakes a buttery golden color, but white cornmeal can also be used.

Sprinkle chopped fresh cilantro on top of each stack.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cake Stack
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
1150mg
1150%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
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.