Cheesy Creamed CornSubmitted by: AMYC0128
IntroductionMy kids like to have this occasionally on Thanksgiving. Have slimmed it down for this year. My kids like to have this occasionally on Thanksgiving. Have slimmed it down for this year.
2 slices of reduced sodium bacon or turkey bacon, cut up
3 medium ears of resh corn, or 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
3 Tablespoons water
2 Tablespoons finely chopped onion
Dash of pepper
1/2 of a 3 ounce package reduced fat cream cheese, cubed
1 Tablespoon skim milk(optional)
If using fresh corn, with a sharp knife cut corn from cobs about two-thirds down the kernels; do not scrape cob. (you should have about 1 1/2 cups of corn.)
Add the fresh or frozen corn, water, onion, and pepper to the saucepan. Bring just to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5-7 minutes or until corn is crisp- tender.
Add the cream cheese to the undrained corn mixture in the saucepan. Stir over low heat until melted.If necessary, stir in the skim milk to make corn mixture of desired consistency. Sprinkle with reserved bacon. Makes 4 servings.
Number of Servings: 1
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DUSTYRAINBOWS.