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New Mexico Corn Bread

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour


9 servings

I've seen peppers used in a variety of ways, but this corn bread is one of the more traditional.—Nancy Hill, Edgewood, New Mexico


  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cream-style corn
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies


  1. In a bowl, combine cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Combine remaining ingredients. Add to dry ingredients and stir until blended. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until bread tests done.

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