This creamy cheese corn casserole recipe is a must-have during holidays! The creamed corn gives a velvety creaminess while the corn kernels make for a delightful bite. Impress your family with a side dish that is just as tasty as the main dish. This corn casserole recipe is so easy to make. In fact, you just need to prepare all the ingredients, mix them together, and bake. Voila! You’ll get to enjoy a buttery and creamy side dish with this corn casserole recipe.
Here’s the catch, corn casserole comes with different variations. This casserole offers us a sweet-tasting dish but you can spice it up with your choice of chili powder or fresh peppers. So if you want to add some heat, you should try to mix these spices. If you don’t like spicy foods but crave for more sweetness, you can try adding berries to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can go for blueberries or cranberries to make the dish even more colorful just like your favorite holiday! For meat lovers, sprinkle some bacon bits to have a crunchy finish. Whichever way you like it, just make sure to follow the basics and you’ll never go wrong.
Side dishes play an important part in any gathering. It can make or break any dining experience just as the main dishes. So putting time and effort making side dishes isn’t a waste of time. But don’t worry, we got your back! As promised, this corn casserole recipe is easy peasy. If you love corn as much as we do, you should also give our Panera Summer Corn Chowder Copycat Recipe a try.
How To Make Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole
Try this 5-step corn casserole recipe perfect for the holidays when you want quick hassle-free recipes. This ideal holiday dish serves a perfect combination of sweet corn kernels, sour cream, muffin mix, and cheddar cheese.
- 15 oz whole kernel corn, (1 can), with liquid
- 15 oz creamed corn, (1 can)
- 8½ oz corn muffin mix, (1 box), preferably Jiffy
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- 8 oz cheddar cheese, mild or sharp
- ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
- parsley, chopped
- Preheat your oven at 350 degrees F and grease your baking casserole
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, butter, and sugar and whisk.
- Next, add the sour cream and beat well. After that, add both cans of corn and stir.
- After stirring in the cans of corn, add the corn muffin mix and about 6 ounces of the cheddar cheese. Stir well, then pour the mixture into a greased casserole.
- Finally, top the casserole with the remaining cheese and bake it in the oven at 350 degrees F for 55 minutes.
- Once your casserole is done baking, garnish with parsley, then serve. Enjoy!
It is very important to add things in order and to mix each time as directed. Otherwise, the final outcome of your dish will be affected.
- Sugar: 12g
- Calcium: 259mg
- Calories: 505kcal
- Carbohydrates: 43g
- Cholesterol: 117mg
- Fat: 32g
- Fiber: 3g
- Iron: 1mg
- Monounsaturated Fat: 9g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
- Potassium: 243mg
- Protein: 13g
- Saturated Fat: 17g
- Sodium: 683mg
- Trans Fat: 1g
- Vitamin A: 951IU
- Vitamin C: 3mg
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does corn casserole last in the fridge?
A leftover corn casserole can last up to 5 days in the fridge. Although, we suggest to consume it right away for the best tasting freshly baked corn casserole. While we opt to eat it immediately, you can leave it in the fridge and just warm it up when needed. Before reheating, leave the casserole in room temperature for 30 minutes to 1 hour while preheating the oven. In this way, you can save up time baking in the oven and it protects baking ware. After that, you may then cover it with a foil and bake it at 300 degrees F for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until warmed through.
What main dish goes with corn casserole?
The choices are endless! It depends on your preference and taste. But if you need suggestions, roasted chicken or pork would make a good match. Warm corn casserole will also make a perfect side dish to roasted turkey during Thanksgiving.
ConclusionCorn casserole won’t let you down if done right. It’s the perfect holiday side dish for many reasons. First, you can easily make this recipe. Make a hassle-free meal during frenzied situations like a holiday celebration. Also, these easy-to-find ingredients are the second thing to love about this corn casserole recipe. And lastly, it’s a one-pot dish so cleaning up is easy as pie. Side dishes play an important role in a full course meal but look for a way to make your life easier making it. This corn casserole recipe is the answer! Bake now and relish a creamy bite later!
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