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Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.



Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a simple and delicious side dish recipe perfect for Thanksgiving.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

This dish is made using frozen corn, cream cheese, butter, milk, sugar and salt.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

This creamed corn recipe takes about twenty minutes from start to finish and serves eight.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

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To make this creamy corn, I started by dumping some cream cheese and butter into a large saucepan over medium-high heat.

cream cheese and butter in a pot

I added some frozen corn kernels to the pot.

corn on top of butter and cream cheese in a pot

I also added some sugar, salt and milk to the pot.

sugar, salt, milk, corn, butter and cream cheese in a pot

I stirred continuously, breaking apart the butter and cream cheese as I stirred.

chunks of butter and cream cheese in a pot with corn

I continued cooking and stirring until the cream cheese and butter had fully melted into a sauce.

creamy corn mixture in a pot

I removed the saucepan from the heat and left the dish to cool for about ten minutes to thicken up the sauce.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

I garnished my creamed corn with fresh chopped parsley.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

Then the cream cheese corn was ready to serve.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

This rich and creamy corn with a hint of sweetness is sure to be a family favourite.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

This creamed corn pairs well with a simple weeknight dinner or a holiday feast.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

If you are looking for a simple side dish recipe, then you need to try this Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese!

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese:

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 24 ounces Frozen Corn
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • Chopped Parsley (for garnish – optional)

How to Make Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese:

  1. Add the cream cheese and butter to a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the corn, milk, sugar and salt to the pot.
  3. Stir continuously, breaking apart the butter and cream cheese as you stir.
  4. Continue cooking and stirring until the cream cheese and butter have completely melted into a sauce.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 – 15 minutes to let the sauce thicken up.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley if desired.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

FAQS:

How should I store creamed corn with cream cheese?

To store creamed corn with cream cheese, place it in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

What substitutions could I make?

If you’re looking to make substitutions for creamed corn with cream cheese, you could consider the following options:

  1. Cream Cheese Substitute: If you’re avoiding dairy or cream cheese, you could use a non-dairy cream cheese alternative made from ingredients like cashews, tofu, or almond milk.
  2. Corn Substitution: If you don’t have frozen corn, you could use drained canned corn.
  3. Dairy-Free Creamer: To make a dairy-free version, you can use a non-dairy creamer or coconut milk to achieve a creamy texture.
  4. Flavor Enhancements: You can experiment with adding other flavor enhancers such as herbs (like thyme or rosemary), garlic, onion, or nutritional yeast to mimic the creamy and savory aspects of the dish.
  5. Spices: Incorporate spices like paprika, cayenne pepper, or black pepper for added flavor.

Remember to adjust quantities and flavors according to your preferences and dietary needs.

What should I serve creamed corn with?

Creamed corn can be served as a delicious side dish alongside various main courses. Here are some ideas for what you can serve creamed corn with:

  1. Grilled Meats: Creamed corn pairs well with grilled meats such as steak, chicken, pork chops, or sausages. The creamy texture complements the smoky flavors of the grilled meat.
  2. Roasted Dishes: Serve creamed corn with roasted dishes like roasted chicken, turkey, or roasted vegetables. The creamy and slightly sweet corn can balance out the savory flavors of roasts.
  3. BBQ: Creamed corn is a classic side dish at barbecues. It goes well with ribs, pulled pork, brisket, and other barbecue meats.
  4. Seafood: Creamed corn can be a great accompaniment to seafood dishes like grilled or pan-seared fish, shrimp, or crab cakes.
  5. Southern Comfort Food: Creamed corn is a staple in Southern cuisine. It’s often served with dishes like fried chicken, cornbread, collard greens, and other comfort foods.
  6. Mexican Dishes: Incorporate creamed corn into Mexican-inspired meals, serving it with tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, or tamales.
  7. Casseroles: Creamed corn can be used as an ingredient in casseroles, adding a creamy and flavorful element to dishes like corn casseroles or cheesy pasta bakes.
  8. Holiday Feasts: Creamed corn can be a wonderful addition to holiday feasts, complementing dishes like roast turkey, ham, or prime rib.
  9. Breaded and Fried Foods: Pair creamed corn with breaded and fried foods, such as fried chicken, chicken tenders, or fried fish for a comforting combination.
  10. Vegetarian Dishes: Creamed corn can be enjoyed by itself as a vegetarian side dish, or you can serve it alongside vegetarian main courses like stuffed peppers, vegetable gratins, or quiches.

Ultimately, creamed corn’s creamy and slightly sweet flavor makes it a versatile side dish that can complement a wide range of main courses.

Yield: 8 servings

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

Creamed Corn with Cream Cheese is a rich and flavourful side dish recipe perfect for holiday dinners.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 24 ounces Frozen Corn
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • Chopped Parsley (for garnish - optional)

Instructions

  1. Add the cream cheese and butter to a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the corn, milk, sugar and salt to the pot.
  3. Stir continuously, breaking apart the butter and cream cheese as you stir.
  4. Continue cooking and stirring until the cream cheese and butter have completely melted into a sauce.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 - 15 minutes to let the sauce thicken up.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley if desired.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • Allowing the creamed corn to cool is part of the process and cannot be skipped, it is what thickens the sauce up after the cream cheese and butter have been melted down to a liquid.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 304Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 463mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 6g

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Marla

Monday 20th of November 2023

This is very good It is the only way I like it now. Please use frozen corn though for fresh corn taste. But no parsley for me.

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