Instead of corn bread, why not corn balls? They complement a meal with a starchy side note and offer a warm, comforting flavor to the experience. These simple corn bread balls are done in minutes and spiced lightly with black pepper. Enjoy!
Corn: is a rich source of vitamins A, B,and E and numerous minerals. It is loaded with fiber and thus contributes to improved digestion and overall colon health. Cornâ€™s antioxidant content also makes it anti-cancerous. Corn has been linked to preventing Alzheimerâ€™s.
Corn Bread Balls
Keywords: vegan vegetarian corn
Ingredients (6 balls)
- 1/2 cup fresh corn, frozen or fresh
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil (or butter)
- 1/2 cup corn flour
- 3/4-1 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- Oil for greasing baking dish
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a pan over medium heat, add the oil and corn. Cook until softened — about 5 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk together the corn flour, water, salt and pepper.
Pour the corn flour mixture over the corn in the saucepan. Mix until the flour thickens and the mixture is able to be shaped with the hands. Remove the saucepan from the stove and let sit until room temperature so that they can be handled with the hands.
Form 2-inch thick balls. Place on a greased baking dish. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the tops have browned. Enjoy!