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Salsa Corn Cakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

This recipe is super with fresh or canned corn. I whip up these patties to serve alongside nachos or tacos on hot summer evenings. The salsa is subtle but adds flavor. —Lisa Boettcher, Rosebush, Michigan
Salsa Corn Cakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup salsa, drained
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions
  • Sour cream and additional salsa

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth; add the eggs and mix well. Beat in the milk until smooth. Combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt; stir into cream cheese mixture just until moistened. Fold in the corn, salsa and onions.
  2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls into a large greased cast-iron skillet or hot griddle. Turn when bubbles form on top; cook until the second side is golden brown. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 324 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 191mg cholesterol, 715mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.

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