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Slow-Cooker Chive-and-Onion Creamed Corn

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  3 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 3 hr 0 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Whole kernel corn is bursting with sweet flavor in a comforting side dish prepared in the slow cooker.

Ingredients

4
slices bacon
4 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from two 1-lb bags), thawed
1/2
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
container (8 oz) reduced-fat chive-and-onion cream cheese

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix corn, bell pepper, milk, butter, sugar, salt, pepper and half of the bacon. Refrigerate remaining bacon.
  • 3 Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • 4 Stir in cream cheese. Cook on High heat setting 10 minutes longer. Stir well; sprinkle with remaining bacon. Corn can be kept warm on Low heat setting up to 1 hour.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix corn, bell pepper, milk, butter, sugar, salt, pepper and half of the bacon. Refrigerate remaining bacon.
  • 3 Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • 4 Stir in cream cheese. Cook on High heat setting 10 minutes longer. Stir well; sprinkle with remaining bacon. Corn can be kept warm on Low heat setting up to 1 hour.

Expert Tips

Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives for an added burst of color.

Company coming? Serve this with baked ham.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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