Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon Recipe

Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon Recipe

How To Make Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon

Enjoy a colorful side dish with this confetti corn sauteed with bacon, bell peppers, and onions, made creamy with milk and Neufchatel cheese.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • cupsfresh corn,(from about 7 ears)
  • 8ozbacon,(8 slices), diced into small pieces
  • cupsmall red bell pepper,chopped
  • ½cupred onion,chopped
  • ½tspsalt and freshly ground black pepper,(each), or to taste
  • 6ozNeufchatel cheese,or light cream cheese, diced into cubes
  • cupmilk,plus more as needed
  • cupgreen onions,chopped, optional
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped


  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Drain off rendered bacon fat while reserving 1 tablespoon in skillet. 

  2. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towels to drain. Heat skillet with drippings over medium-high heat. 

  3. Add corn, bell pepper, red onion and season with salt and pepper. Saute for about 6 minutes until tender. 

  4. Add in Neufchatel cheese and milk and cook and stir until the cheese has melted. Add in more milk 1 tablespoon at a time to thin as needed.

  5. Stir in green onions, parsley and half the bacon. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with remaining bacon. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 294.03kcal
  • Fat: 20.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.51g
  • Fiber: 2.48g
  • Sugar: 8.57g
  • Protein: 10.09g
  • Cholesterol: 40.53mg
  • Sodium: 440.95mg
  • Calcium: 54.15mg
  • Potassium: 428.61mg
  • Iron: 0.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 99.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.11mg
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