I served this creamed corn as a side dish to beef brisket for Christmas dinner, wondering how my family would react to the slight tanginess the ricotta adds. Turns out, it was nothing to worry about at all- they devoured it! #ricotta #creamedcornrecipe #ricottacreamedcorn #sidedishes
Printable Recipe for Ricotta Creamed Corn with Bacon and Scallions:
Ricotta Creamed Corn with Bacon and Scallions
- 1 lb. frozen corn thawed
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 oz. cream cheese cubed and softened
- 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
- 2 tsp. granulated sugar
- 2 tsp. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp. granulated garlic
- 1/8 tsp. dried thyme leaves
- 1/8 tsp. paprika
- 2 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
- 1 scallion chopped
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine whipping cream and cream cheese with ricotta until smooth; stir in sugar, flour, salt, garlic, thyme, and paprika and combine well; stir in corn.
Transfer prepared corn mixture to a greased casserole dish and gently spread out evenly. Bake, uncovered, on center rack of oven for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and top with bacon and scallions, then bake an additional 10 minutes.
No Ricotta? No Worries!
You can EASILY make your own ricotta at home with just an instant pot and two ingredients: milk and lemon juice. Let me show you!