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Garden Tomato Upside-Down Corn Bread

Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)
"I'm single and a nuclear scientist. For me, cooking is really a social thing. After all, there's no better way to get a girl over for dinner than to cook for her." -CL Reader

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 to 6 plum tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon garlic-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh onion
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten

Nutrition Information

  • calories 196
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 6.5 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1.8 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 5.8 g
  • carbohydrate 29 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 182 mg
  • calcium 164 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add Italian seasoning and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Arrange tomato slices in a circular pattern in skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low.

  3. Combine flour and next 7 ingredients (flour through cheese) in a large bowl. Add milk, ketchup, 2 tablespoons oil, and egg whites, stirring until moist. Pour batter into skillet. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Place a plate upside down on top of skillet, and invert onto plate.