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Slow-Cooker Chive-and-Onion Creamed Corn

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  • 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
12%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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