Creamy Corn Macaroni n' Cheese

3
Sarah Farrand

By
@coverats

This is such a simple idea, but is personally one of the best macaroni and cheese dishes I've had, even without a roux! Even if you aren't a fan of corn, you'll love this dish!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 main dish servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2
    8 oz cans of creamed corn
  • 1 c
    milk (whole if possible)
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 heaping Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 c
    elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 4 oz
    mild cheddar, freshly shredded
  • 4 oz
    sharp cheddar, freshly shredded
  • 12 oz
    mozzarella cheese, freshly shredded
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    croutons (garlic butter work well), roughly crushed
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    sriracha

How to Make Creamy Corn Macaroni n' Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and move a rack to the top. Boil water for pasta.
  2. Simmer corn, milk, and onion powder. In small bowl, add cornstarch to 2 Tbsp water to dissolve. Add cornstarch mixture to corn and whisk over medium heat to thicken, around 3-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Meanwhile, cook pasta and drain thoroughly.
  3. Combine corn mixture, pasta, cheddar cheese, egg, and half the mozzarella. Pour into 4 cup casserole dish. Top with remaining mozzarella.
  4. Toss croutons with olive oil and spread on the casserole. Cook on the top rack until golden and bubbly, 15-20 minutes. Drizzle with Sriracha or hot sauce to serve (or serve on the side)

Printable Recipe Card

About Creamy Corn Macaroni n' Cheese




Show 7 Comments & Reviews

17 Sundae Topping Ideas

17 Sundae Topping Ideas


There’s nothing better than indulging in a frozen treat on those hot summer days, but it’s time to step up your ice cream game. These delicious sundae toppings will change how you scream for ice cream. From homemade strawberry sauce to skillet peaches to pretzel bites, your taste buds will jump for joy when you […]

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad

5 Stellar Ways To Make Tuna Salad


Gone are the days of boring tuna fish sandwiches we used to get in the school cafeteria. Nowadays, a tuna sandwich is still a great lunch option, but it’s loaded with flavor and anything but basic. Easy to make, we’re sharing five stellar ways to make homemade tuna salad.

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries


This weekend I found the tastiest blueberries. I may have gone a little overboard and bought way more than I can snack on. So, I decided to do a little recipe research and figure out how I could use the extra blueberries. “This is a great summer take-along dessert,” says Laurie Lenartowicz (Livingston, TN) about […]