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New Mexico Corn Bread Recipe

New Mexico Corn Bread Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:9 servings


  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cream-style corn
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) 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. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 314 calories, 23g fat (15g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 708mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"I would like to make a 13-9 baking dish to I just double up on the recipe ?"

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