Loaded Creamed Corn with Tomato and Bacon

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Skip the maple varieties of bacon in this recipe. You just want the salty, meaty components as a topping for the slow cooker creamed corn.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
16

Ingredients

  • 4 12 ounce packages frozen whole kernel corn, thawed

  • 1 ½ cup half-and-half or light cream

  • 1 cup chopped onion (1 large)

  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ cup butter, cut up

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 5 thick slices bacon

  • ¾ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers or Monterey Jack cheese (3 ounces)

  • ½ cup chopped tomato (1 medium)

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian parsley

  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar

  • teaspoon sugar

Directions

  1. In a blender combine the corn from one package and the half-and-half. Cover and blend until smooth. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine blended corn mixture, the remaining corn, the onion, Parmesan cheese, butter, the 1 teaspoon sugar, the salt, and pepper.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.

  3. In a skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, turning once. Drain bacon on paper towels; cool. Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces.

  4. Sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese and bacon over corn in slow cooker. Cover; let stand for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  5. In a small bowl stir together tomato, parsley, vinegar, and the 1/8 teaspoon sugar. Before serving, spoon tomato mixture over corn in cooker.

    Loaded Creamed Corn with Tomato and Bacon
    Andy Lyons

Tips

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your corn is finished cooking, spoon corn out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

186 Calories
10g Fat
20g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 186
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 258mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 7.7mg 39%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 248mg 5%
Folate, total 36.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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