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.
Appetizer/Side, Side Dish
American, Gluten Free
frozen sweet corn kernels
finely chopped sweet onion
red bell pepper finely diced
garlic finely minced
half & half cream divided
cream cheese softened
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.