Slow Cooker Creamed Corn with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 5 cups frozen corn (about 25 ounces), thawed
  • 12 oz (1 1/2 packages) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Chopped green onions

Directions

  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first eight ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until heated through. Stir just before serving. Sprinkle with bacon and green onions. Yield: 10 servings (1/2 cup each).

Corn Nuggets

Ingredients

  • 1 (11 ounce) can creamed corn
  • 1 (11 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups vegetable oil for deep frying

Directions
In a medium bowl, stir together the creamed corn and drained whole kernel corn. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and coat with vegetable oil or cooking spray. Drop spoonfuls of the corn mixture onto the sheet, and freeze until firm, about 3 hours. Heat one inch of oil to 350 degrees F in a large deep skillet, or fill a deep-fryer with oil as directed by the manufacturer. Mix together the cornmeal, flour, egg white, milk, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Dip frozen corn nuggets in the batter, and quickly fry in hot oil until golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain.

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Easy Creamy Corn Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 (8.5 ounce) package dry corn bread mix
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (14.75 ounce) can creamed corn
  • 1 cup sour cream

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and lightly grease a 9×9 inch baking dish. In a medium bowl, combine butter, eggs, corn bread mix, whole and creamed corn and sour cream. Spoon mixture into prepared dish. Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the top is golden brown.

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

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Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes halved horizontally
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh oregano
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 4 tsp extra virgin olive oil.

Directions

Preheat oven to 450°. Place tomatoes cut-side up on a baking sheet. Top with Parmesan, oregano, salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil and bake until the tomatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

Southern Skillet Corn

Ingredients

  • 6 ears corn (or a bag of frozen corn)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons butter

Directions

Shuck corn and pull off silks, then rinse under cool running water. In a large bowl, cut the corn from the cob with a sharp knife. Scrap up the cob with a spoon to get the milk. Combine flour, sugar, salt and pepper in a small bowl, then add to 1 1/2 cups of water. Stir with a fork or whisk or combine. Melt butter over medium-low heat in a large, heavy bottomed skillet. Add corn and flour mixture and cook over medium-low heat for 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Mexican Potato Nachos

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
2 large baking potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 pound ground beef
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
2 tablespoons water
8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1/4 cup shredded lettuce
1 small tomato, chopped
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup guacamole

Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
Pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil into a large bowl; toss the potato slices in the oil to coat.
Arrange the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
Bake in the preheated oven until the potato slices are golden brown, about 20 minutes.
While potato slices are baking, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat; brown the ground beef in the hot oil, breaking it up into crumbles as it cooks, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain excess grease.
Mix the black beans into the ground beef; stir in the taco seasoning and water. Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until the flavors have blended, about 10 minutes.
Arrange the potato slices on a serving platter and sprinkle with half the Cheddar cheese.
Top the potatoes with the meat and bean mixture; sprinkle the remaining cheese on the nachos.
Spread the lettuce out over the nachos and garnish with tomato and dollops of sour cream and guacamole.