Southern-style Cornbread - Kidney-Friendly

Southern-style Cornbread - Kidney-Friendly

Updated on February 4, 2021
Est. Reading: 1 minute

    What is the best thing to pair with a chilly winter day? Chili and cornbread, of course! This southern-style cornbread is a great addition to any meal, plus it is low in phosphorus making it kidney-friendly. Give this awesome recipe a try to let us know what you think.

    Southern-Style Cornbread
    Southern-Style Cornbread


    Based on 18 servings per recipe.

    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose white cornmeal
    • 3 cups all-purpose white flour
    • 1/4 cup sugar or Splenda® sugar substitute
    • 1 envelope Fleishmann’s® Rapid Rise yeast
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
    • 1/2 cup nondairy creamer
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 large eggs


    1. Grease a 12" skillet with oil and set it on a warm stove.
    2. Combine cornmeal, 1 cup flour, sugar, yeast, and salt in a large bowl.
    3. Heat butter in the microwave for 10-15 seconds to melt. In a separate container, heat nondairy creamer and water to 120°-130° F. Add melted butter.
    4. Stir liquid mixture into dry mixture and beat with an electric mixer on high speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs and beat an additional 1-2 minutes at high speed.
    5. Gradually add remaining flour and keep stirring to form a stiff batter.
    6. Move batter to greased skillet and form to fit. Pat top with oil, cover with a towel, and let rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.
    7. Bake for 30 minutes at 375° F or until the top is golden brown.

    Nutrition Facts

    per serving

    Carbohydrates30 g
    Protein4 g
    Dietary Fiber1.6 g
    Fat5 g
    Sodium141 mg
    Potassium62 mg
    Phosphorus52 mg
    Cholesterol31 mg
    Calcium8 mg

    Source of Southern-style Cornbread: DaVita Kidney Care

    86 / 100

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Who you speak with when you call.
    Brandy Carr Staff at The Kidney ExpertsBrandy Carr Staff at The Kidney ExpertsBrandy Carr Staff at The Kidney Experts
    Penny Sutberry Staff at The Kidney ExpertsMichelle Paschall Staff at The Kidney Experts

    Some Helpful Definitions Regarding Kidneys

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the gradual loss of kidney function. This happens to everyone over time. We do our best to slow down this process and prevent kidney failure. Sometimes we can even reverse disease!


    The kidneys are the body's filters. When the kidneys don't work, many things happen. A Nephrologist tries to slow down chronic kidney disease. A Nephrologist tries to prevent kidney failure.


    A Nephrologist is a doctor for the kidneys. You need a kidney specialist to treat kidney failure. Nephrologists treat acid-base and electrolyte problems, as well. Nephrologists can also treat and prevent kidney stones.


    Nephrology is the practice of medicine that deals with the kidneys. The focus is on diseases that cause kidney failure. Nephrology also deals with related diseases like high blood pressure and high blood sugar.

    Meet your Kidney Specialists

    We are here to help

    Dialysis Company Affiliations

    DaVita Kidney Care
    Dialysis Care Center
    DaVita Kidney Care
    DaVita Kidney Care
    We see patients at 17 dialysis units!

    Major Insurance Providers Accepted

    Insurance seems complicated and confusing. We're here to help you understand your insurance.
    Find out more about Insurance for your Kidney Care Needs.
    Cigna Health Insurance
    Tennessee Medicare TN Health Insurance
    Palmetto GBA - Railroad Medicare Tennessee TN
    Aetna Health Insurance
    Amerigroup Health Insurance
    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Insurance BCBS
    Tennessee TennCare Health Insurance
    Missouri Medicare MO Health Insurance
    Palmetto GBA - Railroad Medicare Missouri MO
    VA Community Care Network CCN - Community Care
    WellCare Health Insurance
    Cigna Health Insurance
    Humana Health Insurance
    Missouri MO HealthNet (Medicaid)
    United  Healthcare
    TRICARE Health Insurance

    The Kidney Experts

    We do everything possible to slow down worsening kidney function. Sometimes, we can improve kidney function! When function declines, we focus on kidney transplantation and home therapies. We see you at a dialysis unit for regular dialysis for those unable to complete therapies at home.

    There is no need to have an office visit to answer your questions and get refills. We have staff available to answer your calls. We take care of you outside of your office visits.

    We are the best Nephrology Practice in Tennessee.

    We promise to do our best to be there with you every step of the way.


    215 Hawks Road, 
    Suite 11,
    Martin, TN 38237
    1995 Highway 51 South,
    Suite 208,
    Covington, TN 38019
    © Copyright 2018 - 2021 | The Kidney Experts, PLLC | All Rights Reserved | Email:
    The Best Kidney Care Practice in Tennessee
    Top cross