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Corn Timbales

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  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt/To taste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2 Large
  Frozen corn kernels 10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon

1 Preheat the oven to 350° F.
Lightly grease 4 timbale molds or 4-ounce custard cups.
In a medium-size heavy saucepan, combine the water, commeal, cumin, chili powder, and salt.
Bringtoaboil, stirring occasionally, over moderate heat.
Lower the heat, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for8to 10 minutes or until very thick.
Remove from the heat.
2 In a medium-size bowl, beat the egg whites until foamy.
Whisk about a quarterof the hot cornmeal into the beaten whites, then slowly pour the whites into the remaining cornmeal mixture, stirringquickly.
Stir in the corn, pepper, and butterand cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute more orjust until thickened.
3 Divide the mixture among the prepared molds, pressing the surfaces with the back of a spoon.
Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
Place the molds in an 8"x8"x 2" baking dish filled halfway with hot water.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.
Let stand for a few minutes to set.
Run a small spatula or knife around the sides of each mold and invert carefully onto serving plates.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 751 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 1148.6 mg47.9%

Total Carbohydrates 139 g46.5%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.3%

Sugars 10.7 g

Protein 24 g47.4%

Vitamin A 38.1% Vitamin C 4.4%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 33.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Corn Timbales Recipe