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Spicy Salsa Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Makes

1 dozen

At a farmer's market in Coweta, Oklahoma the Grenter brothers sell with wonderful, slightly spicy muffins every Saturday. If you buy some, you can request a copy of the recipe.—Ginger Sullivan, Cutler Bay, Florida
Spicy Salsa Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine the salsa, cream, butter and egg. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 400° for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 muffin: 167 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 261mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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