Creamy Corn Casserole Recipe
If you're looking for a different way to serve vegetables, give this recipe a try. This dish is one of my family's favorites. It just might become a favorite at your house, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings
- 1 cup finely chopped celery
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
- 3 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- 3 cups fresh, frozen or drained canned corn
- 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
- 1/3 cup slivered almonds, optional
- 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
- 1. In a medium skillet, saute celery, onion and red pepper in 2 tablespoons of butter for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from the heat; stir in soup, corn, water chestnuts and almonds if desired.
- 2. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle on top of casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.
1 serving (1 each) equals 148 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.
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