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Blue Corn Pan Bread

Blue Corn Pan Bread

74 Ratings
74 Ratings
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Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This traditional Native American dish uses blue cornmeal and sprouted wheat. Many health benefits have been noted for different sprouted grains, and the ingredient can be purchased already sprouted or you can sprout the wheat on your own at home.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups blue cornmeal (yellow may be used)
  • 1 cup cornmeal (yellow)
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sprouted wheat
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line 8x8 inch cake pan with foil.

2. Bring water to boil in a large pot. Add each ingredient, one at a time.

3. Stir well until mixture is smooth and pour into foil-lined cake pan. Cover with a piece of foil.

4. Bake for 2 hours. Bread is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Notes

To sprout wheat:  Wash untreated wheat grains; drain but do not dry.  Spread in a single layer in shallow pans and cover with damp cloths.  Keep damp in a warm, dark place. 

Source:

USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, A River of Recipes
Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 piece approx. 2x2.5", 1/12 of recipe (111g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 182
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol N/A
Sodium 11 mg
Carbohydrates 40 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D N/A
Calcium 15 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 196 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 182
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Carbohydrates 40 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 15 mg
Potassium 196 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Copper 120 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 50 mg
Phosphorus 120 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 2 ounces

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