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Makes 5 servings of 4 pancakes each


• 5 large eggs (or 1/2 package egg mix, reconstituted)
• 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
• 1/4 cup + 3 tablespoons cornmeal
• 1/4 cup + 3 tablespoons flour
• 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 cup drained whole kernel corn
• 1/2 cup ham, diced
• 1/4 cup + 3 tablespoons shredded carrots
• 1/4 cup + 3 tablespoons chopped onion


1. In a large bowl, blend eggs and oil together.

2. In a separate bowl mix cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt together. Blend into egg mixture.

3. Add corn, ham, carrots, and onion.

4. Oil a griddle or skillet and preheat over medium heat.

5. Ladle 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of batter onto griddle. Cook until bubbles appear at edges, about 2 minutes. Turn over and cook until golden on other side, another 2 minutes. Remove to a platter and keep warm and covered.

6. Repeat until all batter is used.

7. Excellent served with salsa

    Nutrition Information per serving:
    Calories 274
    Calories from Fat 107
    Total Fat 11.9 g
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    holesterol 219 mg
    Sodium 768 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 26 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Sugar 3 g
    Protein 12 g
    Vitamin A 371 RE
    Vitamin C 2 mg
    Calcium 114 mg
    Iron 2.2 mg

USDA, Food & Nutrition Service



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