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Southern Johnny Cake Recipe with Bacon, Cheddar and Chili Compound Butter, topped with Sous Vide Egg

This recipe by Top Chef cheftestant Joshua Valentine was one of the top recipes from the Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend Quickfire Challenge, and has 3% fewer calories* and 50% less sugar* than the full sugar version. Makes 8 servings.

  • Serving Size: 1 Johnny Cake with 1 Tbsp. compound butter
330 Calories

Ingredients

Johnny Cakes
  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1 Tbsp baking powder

  • 2 Tbsp salt

  • 18 cup Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 cup cheddar, shredded

  • 2 Tbsp chives, minced

  • 3 bacon slices, cooked & chopped

  • 2 eggs

Compound Butter
  • 1 jalapeno, roasted & seeded

  • 1 poblano, roasted & seeded

  • 2 sticks butter

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 2 Tbsp cilantro

  • 2 Tbsp salt

  • 1 tsp Truvía® Cane Sugar Blend

Directions

Johnny Cakes
  1. Mix all ingredients (except one egg) together. Fry in cast iron skillet with oil over medium heat. 3 minutes per side.

  2. Sous-Vide Egg in Circulator at 155° F for 35 minutes. When finished, crack open on top of the Johnny Cake.

COMPOUND BUTTER
  1. Blend all ingredients in food processor.

*These Johnny Cakes have 300 calories and 3 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version which have 310 calories and 6 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 330
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 14g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 280mg
Sodium 2200mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 20% DV
Calcium 15% DV
Vitamin C 6% DV
Iron 10% DV

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