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Iowa Corn Casserole Recipe

Iowa Corn Casserole Recipe

I only wish I knew how many times I've made this dish for reunions and other get-togethers during the past 40 years. It seems no matter how much I make, there are never any leftovers. I've even gotten long-distance recipe requests from people who've moved away and miss my corn casserole.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 pound bacon, diced
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cans (14-3/4 ounces each) cream-style corn


  • 1. In a skillet, fry the bacon until lightly browned. Remove and set aside. Pour 1/8 to 1/4 cup of bacon drippings over bread crumbs; set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings; saute green pepper and onion in reserved drippings until tender. Stir in the corn, bacon and half of bread crumbs.
  • 2. Spoon into a 1-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 184 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 526mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

Reviews for Iowa Corn Casserole

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Didamis User ID: 5849328 201489
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

"This was a tasty meal. However I did make a few changes. I made my own creamed corn listed of using the caned stuff. Next time I'll use 1/2 a cup of bread crumbs. I found using the amount suggested took away from the creaminess of the corn.

Cream Corn recipe found here:"

tammy.d.martin User ID: 4742307 50223
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2011

"I made this recipe for my family along with some grilled chicken. It was a hit! The whole family loved it. While I won't be making this very often (not being very healthy) it is a good special treat! Thanks for sharing the recipe!"

FriedaG User ID: 1671534 38459
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

"I sometimes mix one can of cream-style corn with one can of either drained regular whole kernel corn or shoepeg corn and a splash of milk. My family prefers it that way. This is a simple but great recipe."

cherikzaiger User ID: 3790430 13147
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2009

"I made this recipe last year for Thanksgiving and it was a big hit! People are asking for it again this year. It looks like this one will be around for years to come! It is very simple to make but the taste is fantastic!"

cherikzaiger User ID: 3790430 25684
Reviewed May. 30, 2009 Edited Nov. 23, 2009

"I've made this casserole several times and it tastes GREAT! Everyone loves it. It is a keeper!"

Grandmaj2u User ID: 189795 40022
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2008

"Okay, So how do you have 10 grams of fat when your using a whole pound of bacon, Plus bacon fat??? Did not not try it yet, but I think sombody's math is off."

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