Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn
Recipe from Midwest Living

Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 25 mins
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  • 3   tablespoons 
    butter or margarine
  • 3/4  cup 
    coarsely crushed saltine crackers (about 10 crackers)
  • 1   
    large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2   cups 
    fresh corn kernels or one 10-ounce package frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1  14 3/4 ounce can 
    cream-style corn
  • 1   cup 
    coarsely crushed saltine crackers (about 14 to 15 crackers)
  • 1   cup 
    milk, half-and-half, or light cream
  • 3   
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1  4  ounce jar 
    diced pimiento, drained
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    paprika (optional)
  • 1/2  cup 
    shredded Swiss, Gruyere, cheddar or provolone cheese (2 ounces) (optional)
Grease a 2-quart oval baking dish, 2-quart round casserole dish or 8x8x2-inch square baking dish (2-quart); set aside.
For topping:

In a 12-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add the 3/4 cup crushed crackers. Cook and stir until crackers are light brown; remove from skillet and set aside.
In the same skillet, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add onion. Cook onion until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn, cream-style corn, the 1 cup crushed crackers, milk, drained pimiento, eggs, black pepper and, if you like, paprika.
Transfer corn mixture to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle on topping.
Bake, uncovered, in a 325 degree F oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set and a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove from oven. If you like, sprinkle with cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings.
  • Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn with Ham: Prepare as directed above. Cut 6 ounces cooked boneless ham into bite-size cubes. Stir into corn mixture in skillet.
  • Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn with Oysters: Prepare as directed above. Stir one 8-ounce can whole oysters, drained, into corn mixture in skillet.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 204, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 93, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 29, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 6, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 777, vit. C (mg) 18, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 65, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 327, Potassium (mg) 293, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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