Cheesy Corn is a great little side dish… combining some of the best foods… corn, cheese and…. Drum roll please… bacon! This is similar to the cheesy corn on the menu at Applebee’s although I do think this is better…
We had this dish with BBQ ribs and coleslaw… a great little supper.
Use both the green and white parts of the green onion.. they’re both delicious.
You don’t have to thaw the corn.
Try to use smoked bacon, the smokey flavor really adds to this dish.
You can easily double this recipe…. the recipe makes about 4 side dish servings…
Quick and easy… the way weeknight cooking is supposed to be!
Recipe: Cheesy Corn
All you need:
2 strips thick sliced smoked bacon, chopped
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons red pepper, chopped
1 green onion, chopped
1 tablespoon cream cheese (approximate), softened
¼ cup whole milk
2 slices American cheese
3 tablespoons finely shredded Monterey Jack cheese
2 cups frozen corn
All you need to do:
Place the chopped bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium heat high heat, stirring occasionally.
When the bacon has rendered some of its fat, add the butter and melt it.
Add the red pepper and cook for about 3-4 minutes.
Add the corn and stir to coat the corn.
Cook for about 3 minutes.
Reduce the heat to medium.
Add the cream cheese and stir well. Add the milk and cheeses.
Stirring frequently, allow the mixture to blend. Add the green onion.
Cook until the corn is cooked (about 5 minutes)
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