Kicked Up Corn Muffins!!!

Ingredients

2 Sausage Links – sweet or hot – crumbled
½ red bell pepper – diced
2 roasted jalapeños – shopped with seeds
2 tablespoons butter - softened
1 bunch scallions – chopped
6 sun dried tomatoes – shopped
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. baking powder
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ cups corn-meal
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk (milk plus 1 tablespoon vinegar)
Zest of 1 lime
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon white sugar
Dashes of ground cumin
Dashes of paprika
Dashes of sea salt
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper
Olive oil for drizzling
Romano cheese for grating

Preparation

1
Preheat Oven 350 degrees:
2
Heat a frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and add the bell pepper, jalapeños, scallions, crumbled cooked sausage and sun dried tomatoes to sauté for 3 or 4 minutes. Turn heat off and set aside to prepare the batter for the muffins.
3
In a small bowl combine the sour milk, eggs and butter and mix.
4
In a larger bowl combine the flour, corn-meal, lime zest, baking powder, baking soda, spices, sugars and mix. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and combine well.
5
Bring bowl to the stove and spoon in the sausage and vegetable mixture, turning over as added to combine well.
6
Butter cupcake tins and spoon the batter into the greased cupcake tin. Top each muffin with a little butter, grated cheese and a little drizzle of olive oil.
7
Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.

 



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These muffins compliment a dinner beautifully.

With Love,
Catherine
xo

Added:

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 8:32am

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