Starters & Light meals

Easy cornbread

Makes 3 - 4
20 minutes
40 minutes

“If you haven’t tried this outrageously good cornbread kit from Woolworths yet, you have no idea what you’ve been missing.” – Hannah Lewry

Wine/Spirit Pairing
De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay

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  • 200 g Woolworths Mexican-style cornbread kit
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 3 large free-range eggs
  • 420 g cream-style sweetcorn
  • 1 cob sweetcorn, kernels sliced off
  • sautéed leeks, for serving
  • 2 red chillies, chopped, for serving
  • 400 g Woolworths chakalaka, reduced by half and cooled
  • 250 g Woolworths cream cheese

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Prepare the cornbread according to package instructions.

2. Grease 3 x 14–17 cm cast-iron skillets with canola oil.

3. Divide the batter between the skillets and top with the corn, leeks and chillies. Bake for 35–40 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.

4. Swirl the chakalaka into the cream cheese and serve with the hot cornbread.

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Photographs: Jan Ras
Food Assistant: Clair-ellen Van Rooyen

Hannah Lewry

Recipe by: Hannah Lewry

Woolworths TASTE’s Food Editor is passionate about conjuring up fresh ideas for fast and easy dishes that taste as great as they look. Turn to her expertise for everything from time-saving mid-week food to lazy weekend meals. You’ll have a lot of fun in the kitchen while you’re about it.

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