Green Onion Cornmeal Muffins Recipe

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Corn bread and corn muffins are popular in New England. This muffin recipe has a different twist with green onions and sour cream, and the aroma while they’re baking is wonderful! I like to serve these with soups and stews.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 150 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, combine the egg, sour cream, milk, butter and onions; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Green Onion Cornmeal Muffins in Country February/March 2006, p49

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2011

"These muffins were very moist and tasteful...will for sure make again!thank u for sharing."

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