Four cans of corn pudding is exactly what it sounds like
Time for a Thanksgiving (and cool weather) casserole straight from the Home Economics Desk. Four Can Corn Pudding is a comfy, silky, 9 x 13 dump & stir dish that requires little more than the opening of lots of cans. Yes, lots of cans and there’s nothing wrong with that. There is real value in inexpensive modern convenience products often viewed with skepticism in our current ground-to-table era. This luscious side highlights all kinds of canned corn—shoepeg or white, yellow, creamed and, best of all, hominy.
You can’t deny the benefits of big, hot, easy casseroles for your holiday party crowds. The dishes are quick to pull together, reliable, inexpensive, appealing to all ages, comforting and warmly hospitable.
This can-do Four Cans of Corn Pudding is right in the spirit of things as you get to open four cans of corn plus a bonus fifth can of evaporated milk. Keep cranking and add canned pimientos or green chiles. Start with our recipe template and create all kinds of variations that help express your inner pantry. You can even turn it into hearty main dish.
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- ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter
- 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
- 1 can (about 15 ounces) yellow corn, drained
- 1 can (about 15 ounces) white corn, drained
- 1 can (about 15 ounces) cream style corn
- 1 can (about 15 ounces) hominy, drained
- 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
- 4 eggs, beaten
- ¼ cup self-rising corn meal mix
- 8 ounces (2 cups) shredded cheddar cheese
- Heat the oven to 375° F. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
- Cook the bell pepper in the butter in a large skillet over medium heat until softened and lightly browned.
- Combine the peppers, cans of corn, milk, eggs and cornmeal mix in a large bowl and blend well. Stir in the cheese. Pour the mixture into the baking dish. Bake about one hour.
- ½ pound cooked and crumbed Italian sausage or smoked pork sausage
- ½ pound cooked, drained and crumbled chorizo
- 1 cup chopped cooked ham
- ½ cup finely chopped country ham
- Substitute chopped roasted red peppers or jarred pimientos for the red bell pepper
- ½ cup chopped roasted green chiles
- Substitute pepper Jack cheese, smoked gouda, or Swiss for the cheddar.