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Popcorn bread. (Courtesy Popcorn Board)

Popcorn bread. (Courtesy Popcorn Board)

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Updated: March 22, 2011 6:03PM


4 cups popped popcorn

1 cup yellow cornmeal

2 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

1 egg

1 cup 2 percent milk

¼ cup vegetable oil

1 cup shredded Jack or Pepperjack cheese

1 (4-ounce) can mild, diced green chilies, drained (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray (8-inch) square pan with cooking spray. In blender or food processor, process popped popcorn until finely ground. Pour into large bowl; stir in cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt until blended. In small bowl, beat egg, milk and oil together; stir into popcorn mixture just until blended. Scatter cheese and chilies (if using) over and stir until just evenly distributed.

Pour batter into prepared pan; bake for 25 minutes, or until lightly browned at edges and tester comes out clean. Cut into 9 squares.

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Nutrition facts per serving: 195 calories, 12 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 37 mg cholesterol, 17 g carbohydrates, 4 g sugars, 6 g protein, 274 mg sodium, 2 g fiber

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