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New Orleans-Style Scalloped Corn

This colorful casserole is popular for family gatherings in many New Orleans homes. I started making it years ago, and now our grown sons include it on their own menus. —Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 cups frozen corn
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups crushed reduced-fat butter-flavored crackers (about 30 crackers)
  • 5 green onions, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and pepper; cook and stir until tender. Add corn; heat through, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk eggs, milk, sugar, pepper sauce, thyme, salt and pepper; add to corn mixture. Stir in crushed crackers and green onions.
  • Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 194 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 241mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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