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Spinach Corn Muffins Recipe
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Spinach Corn Muffins Recipe

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From Irvine, California, Jane Shapton shares the recipe for her savory corn muffins. Chopped spinach adds green flecks to the golden muffins...and jalapeno peppers add a little heat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped

Nutritional Facts

One muffin equals 153 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat the egg, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the spinach, cheese and jalapenos.
  2. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray; fill two-third full with batter. Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Spinach Corn Muffins in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p55

Nutritional Facts

One muffin equals 153 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

"Easy and great muffins. I was surprised that they had a little sweetness to them."

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"I made these with an Asparagus Cheddar soup--and my family LOVED them!

I love spinach--and these muffins were a great compliment to soup :)"

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2009

"Thanks for this unique recipe! I can't wait to find an meal to serve these with."

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