Bacon Corn Bread
"Central Illinois is one of the major corn and pork producing areas of the country, so why wouldn't this bread be a favorite here? asks Carol Roper of Litchfield, Illinois. She dresses up a basic batter with corn, onion and cheese, then tops it with poppy seeds and bacon.
9 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
- 1/3 cup milk
- 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup grated onion
- 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds, optional
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
- In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients just until blended. Pour
- into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with bacon, poppy
- seeds if desired and paprika. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or
- until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cut into
- squares; serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 163 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 309 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.