I love corns so much. Its taste no matter how you cook it. And today you’ll learn a new way to cook corns: casserole. Instead of using meats, try using corns as the main ingredient for your next casserole dish. Don’t worry, we’ll help you making delicious corn casserole through the recipes you’’ find here. First thing you must get to know is the ingredients to make this special casserole.
Only six ingredients needed to make this simple yet tasty casserole. What are they? How come those simple ingredients give you the tastiest casserole? We’ll see.
Ingredients to Make the Best Casserole Ever
- ½ cup of melted butter
- 2 beaten eggs
- 1 package or 8.5 ounces of dry corn bread mix
- 1 can or 15 ounces of whole kernel corn, drain them
- 1 can or 15 ounces of creamed corn
- 1 cup of sour cream
If your family is also corn lovers just like I am you may want to double the ingredients so you can bake your casserole in 9×13 inch sized baking dish. Don’t worry; the baking time needed for this bigger baking dish is still the same. Speaking about baking time, let us see what you should do before baking the corn casserole mixture in the oven.
Steps To Take Before Baking the Casserole Mixture in Oven
- First and foremost, preheat your oven to 175° Celsius or 350° Fahrenheit.
- Get 9×9 inch sized baking dish (or 9×13 inch sized baking dish if you doubled the ingredients)
and grease it lightly.
- Take medium sized bowl and use it to combine eggs, butter, whole corn, corn bread mix, sour
cream, and creamed corn together.
- Spoon the mixture into your prepared baking dish.
- Bake your corn mixture in preheated oven for 45 minutes. You can also take it out after your
casserole’s top turns golden brown.
- Place it in the middle of your dining table so everyone can reach the tastiest dish of the night.
Without doubling the ingredients, the mixture above is for 8 serving. By doubling the ingredients you will get more servings for your whole family.
Nourish Your Family with Essential Nutrition Contained by This Casserole
Though this recipe gives you 8 servings of tasty casserole made with corn, we’re about to review the nutrition given by each serving. A serving of casserole with corn as the main ingredient has 376 calories. It also provides 22.4 grams of total fat with 12 grams of saturated fat. The cholesterol level contained by every serving of this dish is 90 milligrams.
This special casserole also has 897 milligrams of sodium, 202 milligrams of potassium, 116 milligrams of calcium, and 22 milligrams of magnesium. Besides, it also contains 2 milligrams of niacin, 2 milligrams of iron, 3 milligrams of vitamin C, and 7 grams of sugar. Plus, it will give you 7.3 grams of protein and 40.4 grams of total carbs with 1.8 grams of dietary fiber.
Why making casserole with corns if I can use meats? Because corn will give you lots of benefits. The constituents of vitamin B contained by corn for example, will help promoting growth. The constituents here are called niacin and thiamin. Niacin keeps you away from pellagra, which is a disease that’s characterized by dementia, dermatitis, and diarrhea.
About thiamin, it is important to maintain cognitive function and nerve health. Corn is also an excellent source of the pantothenic acid that is important for protein, carbohydrate, and also lipid metabolism in body. Also, corns provide important minerals like magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, iron, copper, and zinc. Phosphorus will help regulating the normal growth and bone health.
You also need the magnesium in corn to keep your heart rate normal and to increase the density of bone mineral. The irons in corn will also help you by forming the red blood cells. If you can’t get enough iron, you will get anemia. So you better eat lots of corn from now on.
The most important reason to start making corn casserole with our recipe above is because it is the most delicious meal you will ever made. Share it with your friends and they’ll ask you to share the recipe as well. But first, keep practicing so you’ll make the tastiest casserole no one else can do.