Ham and Cheese Corn Muffins

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

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Nutritional Information

Calories 204
Fat 6.2 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 8.1 g
Carbohydrate 28.7 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 378 mg
Calcium 92 mg

Ingredients

7 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 2/3 cups)
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk
1/2 cup egg substitute
3 tablespoons canola oil
3/4 cup (3 ounces) reduced-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped green onions (about 1 bunch)
1/2 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
1/3 cup (2 ounces) diced extralean ham
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through pepper) in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk, egg substitute, and oil; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Fold in cheese, green onions, corn, and diced ham.

3. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 23 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove muffins from pan; place on a wire rack.

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Maureen Callahan,

October 2009