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Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn

Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Bake 35 mins
  • Stand 10 mins

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  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crushed saltine crackers (about 10 crackers)
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels or one 10-ounce package frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1 14 3/4 - ounce can cream-style corn
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed saltine crackers (about 14 to 15 crackers)
  • 1 cup milk, half-and-half, or light cream
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 4 - ounce jar diced pimiento, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss, Gruyere, cheddar or provolone cheese (2 ounces) (optional)


  1. Grease a 2-quart oval baking dish, 2-quart round casserole dish or 8x8x2-inch square baking dish (2-quart); set aside.
  2. For topping: In a 12-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add the 3/4 cup crushed crackers. Cook and stir until crackers are light brown; remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add onion. Cook onion until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn, cream-style corn, the 1 cup crushed crackers, milk, drained pimiento, eggs, black pepper and, if you like, paprika.
  4. Transfer corn mixture to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle on topping.
  5. Bake, uncovered, in a 325 degree F oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set and a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove from oven. If you like, sprinkle with cheese. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings.


  • Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn with Ham: Prepare as directed above. Cut 6 ounces cooked boneless ham into bite-size cubes. Stir into corn mixture in skillet.


  • Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn with Oysters: Prepare as directed above. Stir one 8-ounce can whole oysters, drained, into corn mixture in skillet.

Nutrition Facts

(Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn)

Servings Per Recipe 8, pro. (g) 7, vit. C (mg) 18, carb. (g) 29, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 93, calcium (mg) 61, fiber (g) 2, iron (mg) 1, sodium (mg) 327, sugar (g) 6, Potassium (mg) 293, cal. (kcal) 204, vit. A (IU) 777, Niacin (mg) 2, sat. fat (g) 4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 65, Monounsaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0

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