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Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro Photo by: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

Spinach Corn Bread With Mango Salsa

The sweetness of the mango and heat from the jalapeño allow this salsa to balance nicely with the corn bread. Serve with a salad and soup for a light meal.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2001

  • Yield: 9 servings (serving size: 1 corn bread wedge and about 1/4 cup salsa)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • Cooking spray
  • Mango Salsa

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (flour through salt) in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk, oil, and egg whites; stir well with a whisk. Add corn, spinach, and jalapeño; stir well. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Spoon batter into an 8-inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into 9 wedges. Serve with Mango Salsa.

(Totals include Mango Salsa.)

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 235
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.6g
  • Protein: 6.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.3g
  • Fiber: 3.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 435mg
  • Calcium: 148mg
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