Corn Casserole – How to Add Pizazz To An Ordinary Meal

Corn Casserole is the answer. But what was the question?

When preparing a meal, it can sometimes be those side dishes that throw you.  You are tired of the same potatoes, rice, or regular old vegetable.  You want something a bit…different.  But what?

Why not try a great and delicious corn casserole?  It is easy to make, goes with almost anything, and the best part is that it can easily be doubled or tripled for a big family gathering!

The Farm Wife in the Kitchen Cookbook

Corn Casserole


  • 2 – 16 ounce cans Yellow Cream-style Corn
  • 1 – 4 ounce can Chopped Green Chilies, Drained
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Finely Chopped Onion
  • 1 cup Milk   
  • 2 large Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup Yellow Cornmeal
  • 1- 1/2 teaspoons Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda


In a large mixing bowl, combine first 6 ingredients. 

In a medium-size bowl, combine cornmeal and remaining ingredients.  Stir cornmeal mixture into the liquid mixture. 

Pour into a lightly greased 11”x7”x1-1/2” baking dish (I use a 9”x9”x2” square pan, and increase the baking time by approximately 10 to 15 minutes).  Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 50 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. 

*If you double the recipe, pour ingredients into a 13x9x2 pan.  Increase baking time slightly (approximately 15 to 20 minutes), checking for doneness using the knife method after approximately 60 minutes.

Did you enjoy this recipe? Check out other delicious southern family recipes in my The Farm Wife Cookbook! (you can also get 9 free ones to try it out, first!)

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Julie Murphree is a blogger, newspaper columnist, and speaker on all things ‘Living a Simple Life on the Farm’. She is the author of \\\'The Farm Wife – Living a Simple Life on the Farm. She and her husband have 60 acres in NW Louisiana where they actively work on living as sustainable as possible.

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