Lower Fat Beefy Cornbread (Main Dish) Recipe

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Lower Fat Beefy Cornbread (Main Dish)
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  1. In a large skillet, cook beef, chili powder, and cumin until meat is brown. Drain off fat. Stir in corn and the 1/4 cup salsa.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl combine eggs, milk and oil; add to flour mix, stirring just until moistened.
  3. Add jalapeno pepper to mix, stir.
  4. Spray a 2 quart rectangular baking dish w/ nonstick coating. Spread half of cornmeal mix in dish. Spoon meat mixture over batter and sprinkle with half of cheese. Spoon remaining cornmeal mix over cheese, spread to cover the meat layer.
  5. Bake uncovered in a 375°F oven for about 20 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Sprinkle w/ remaining cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes Serve w/ the 1/3 cup heated salsa.
  6. If desired, garnish w/ fresh cilantro and jalapeno pepper slices.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 257.09 Kcal (1076 kJ)
Calories from fat 60.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.68g 10%
Cholesterol 89.47mg 30%
Sodium 514.06mg 21%
Potassium 553.96mg 12%
Total Carbs 31.09g 10%
Sugars 5.52g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2.38g 10%
Protein 16.15g 32%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 10%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 219.2mg 22%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 144.23 Kcal (604 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.75g 10%
Cholesterol 50.19mg 30%
Sodium 288.38mg 21%
Potassium 310.77mg 12%
Total Carbs 17.44g 10%
Sugars 3.1g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1.33g 10%
Protein 9.06g 32%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 10%
Iron 1.2mg 12%
Calcium 123mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.2
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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