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Creamed Corn
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5 from 6 votes

Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

Creamed corn which is lightly charred with onions, bell pepper and garlic and covered in a creamy sauce. Perfect side for Holidays or anytime.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer/Side, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free
Servings: 8
Author: Stephanie


  • 20 ounces frozen sweet corn kernels
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1/2 red bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp. thyme
  • 3 tbsp. butter (unsalted)
  • 2 cups half & half cream divided
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Add olive oil to skillet on stove top and over medium heat saute onion, bell pepper, and garlic 2-3 minutes till translucent.
  • Stir in frozen corn kernels, thyme and salt and raise heat to medium high and cook till you just start to hear the corn pop.
  • Remove corn from pan, place in bowl and set aside.
  • Meanwhile in same pan add butter and once melted add 1 cup half & half cream and cream cheese. Stir until cream cheese is almost completely melted & creamy.
  • In a small separate bowl whisk together the other cup of half & half cream with corn starch and set aside.
  • Add sauteed corn back to pan along with additional cream with corn starch and stir.
  • Cook several more minutes till it starts to thicken. Taste for salt & pepper.


Can add more cream depending on how thick you may like it.