Ricotta Creamed Corn with Bacon and Scallions

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

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword creamed corn, ricotta, side dish
Author Alli

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. 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.
  3. 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!

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Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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