Creamed corn is hands down one of my favorite side dishes. It can work with so many entrées, appeals to almost everyone and is pretty cheap to make! This recipe freezes beautifully, so make a triple batch and freeze in gallon bags (leave one inch of head room for expansion) to enjoy later. You can also freeze these in one cup portions to pack with lunches.
- 3 cans of corn kernels, drained (you can substitute frozen corn if you cook first)
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup heavy cream (if not on hand, omit heavy cream and use 2 cups of milk)
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
- ⅛ teaspoon paprika
- In a saucepan on medium high, melt butter.
- Add flour and whisk until it becomes a paste and bubbles.
- Add heavy cream and milk, whisking until thick and creamy, about 8 minutes.
- Whisk in sugar, salt, pepper and paprika.
- Stir in corn, and continue cooking 3 more minutes.
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