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Budget Corn Casserole Recipe

"Besides helping on our farm, I work as an environmental assistant for a power district," relates Denise Goedeken from Platte Center, Nebraska. "It's quite a challenge to put a good nutritious meal on the table and still have time for doing things with my family." Denise's husband and their two girls enjoy this dish, which you can make for just 20¢ a serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 70 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) diced process American cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Pour into an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minutes longer. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 206 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 467mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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pattysue0317 User ID: 7718961 21919
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2014

"I received a very similar recipe from my mother-in-law in Broken Bow, Nebraska many years ago. The only difference is hers called for small can evaporated milk and a small onion. One of the most requested at family holiday dinners. Addicting!!"

MartieB56 User ID: 6043324 51763
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"This is so fast & easy to make, and I always come home with an empty dish when I take it to potlucks"

chris814 User ID: 7506243 52009
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2013

"You can substitute spaghetti for the elbow macaroni and if you have grandkids it is fun to use the colored macaroni---make sure you enough made because it goes fast!"

Joleen018 User ID: 4422423 21745
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2011

"Great tasting and easy to make!!"

tprinc User ID: 4747785 27082
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2010

"This dish is requested at every holiday from my family. It is enjoyed by adults and kids alike."

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