Garden Vegetable Cornbread
When I was a kid, my parents would make cornbread for my siblings and me. We would slather butter and maple syrup over the warm bread—it was delicious. Today, I experiment a lot with recipes, just like my grandma and mom did, and that's how my version of their easy cornbread recipe was born! —Kim Moyes, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1 cup yellow cornmeal
- 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh chives
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup 2% milk
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3/4 cup shredded carrots (about 1-1/2 carrots)
- 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
- 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh poblano pepper, seeded
- Preheat oven to 400°. Whisk together the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk eggs, milk and honey until blended. Add to cornmeal mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in carrots and peppers.
- Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 20-25 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 149 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 367mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.
Originally published as Garden Vegetable Corn Bread in Taste of Home June/July 2017
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