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Monday Recipe Oct. 28th

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  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup low fat buttermilk
  • 1 cup fat free milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups fine stone ground cornmeal
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Smidgen ground cayenne pepper
  • (Optional: honey)


Step 1

Bake the sweet potato on a baking sheet in the oven on 400 degrees for about 1 hour or until soft. Remove the skin and transfer the pulp to a food processor. Process until smooth.

Step 2

Increase the heat to 450 degrees.

Step 3

Pour 2 Tbsp. oil in a 9-inch cast iron skillet. Heat in the oven for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Combine the sweet potato purée, egg, buttermilk, milk, and oil in a medium bowl. Whisk until combined. Add the cornmeal, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and cayenne. Stir until combined. Pour the batter into the hot skillet.

Step 5

Bake for 22-25