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Country Corn

I cook church dinners for 120 people, so I'm always looking for fast, inexpensive menu items. After watching a chef put this corn dish together, I prepared it at church several times. There was never any left over.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onions in butter for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir in the corn; cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or until heated through.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, cream, water, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir into corn mixture. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in tomatoes.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 157 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • pajamaangel
    Jan 23, 2018

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  • greatwithoutgluten
    Jun 30, 2016

    Very easy to make and colorful. I may make again and try to leave out the tomatoes to see if that changes the flavor.

  • PrplMonky5
    Sep 10, 2015

    My husband and I loved this. I cut it in half because it's just the two of us and it worked well. I used regular yellow onion because it's what I had. To me it tasted very fresh and not heavy at all. Next time I may throw in some minced garlic with the onion. This one is a keeper.Update: this go-around I didn't have enough tomatoes, so I steamed some broccoli and threw it in at the end with the tomatoes. PERFECTION! This is one of my favorite sides, and it's a great way to use up leftover half-and-half.

  • DrDoom77
    Nov 24, 2013

    Absolutely delicious! Definitely a keeper!

  • katlaydee3
    Jan 14, 2013

    Delicious! I made this exactly as written and served it with the Dilly Salmon recipe on this same site.

  • jenniemsrich
    Mar 16, 2012

    De-lish!!! I will definately be making this again!!! I used one diced roma tomatoe instead of the grape tomatoes.

  • chris_giles18
    Mar 1, 2012

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  • cml3720
    Feb 15, 2012

    This was wonderful. My son doesn't care for cream sauces, but he asked for a fourth helping!!

  • Pamsey
    Sep 23, 2011

    Quick, easy, and delicious! I made this last weekend and everyone in my family loved it. It is going straight into my favorite recipe file.

  • mindyprice
    Jun 28, 2007

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