Creamy Green Chile Corn Bake

This fun creamy green chili corn bake is a flavorful experience that will bring your corn dish to life. Just a few ingredients combined with our green chili seasoning creates an easy-to-make corn dish that your family will enjoy.

Creamy Green Chile Corn Bake with wooden spoon and cilantro garnish

Corn is a frequently used side dish that is typically easy to make and goes with almost any main dish. There are a variety of ways to make and serve corn. You can just add some butter, salt, and pepper to kernels and cook. Or you can make corn on the cob by boiling or grilling the corn. You can also do a corn bake or corn casserole. There are a lot of options when it comes to this ancient vegetable that has evolved a lot since the times of the Aztecs and Mayans.

This green chili corn bake is a fun new corn recipe to learn to make. It takes our green chili seasoning and combines it with corn, green chilies, onion, cream cheese, butter, and shredded cheese to make a delicious and gooey corn bake.

Making the Creamy Green Chili Base

In a small skillet sauté 1/2 diced onion and 4 ounces of canned green chilies with 2 tablespoons of butter. Cook until the onion becomes translucent.

In a medium bowl combine the sauteed vegetables with 8 ounces of softened or whipped cream cheese.

sauteed onions and green chilies in bowl with cream cheese

Add in 1 1/2 tablespoons Chugwater Chili Green Chili Seasoning and 1/4 cup sour cream. Stir until seasoning is blended into the cream cheese.

sour cream and Chugwater Chili Green Chili seasoning added to bowl with cream cheese and sauteed vegetables

Combining the Corn and Green Chili Base

Now you will take 2- 16 ounce cans of whole kernel corn that has been drained and add to the cream cheese mixture. Fold until the corn is coated in the cream cheese.

If you prefer to use frozen corn you will need 3 cups of frozen corn.

2 cans of whole kernel corn drained added to cream cheese mixture in bowl

creamy corn in bowl ready to be transferred for baking

Baking the Corn Bake

Transfer the corn to a 9”x9” baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Place 2 cups of shredded cheese on top.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes if you are using canned corn or 30-35 minutes if you are using frozen corn.

creamy green chili corn bake in baking dish with shredded cheese on top ready to be baked

How to Serve the Creamy Green Chili Corn Bake

Now that you have made this delicious and gooey corn bake it is time to enjoy it. There are so many different main dishes that go well with this recipe. Or you can add some shredded chicken to it and make it a full meal.

cooked creamy green chile bake in baking dish with wooden spoon beside it

Here are some of our favorite Chugwater Chili recipes that go well with this corn recipe.

Now that you have learned a fun new Chugwater Chili Side Dish Recipe, here are a few others for you to try.

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Side Dish
American
Yield:4-6
Author:Katie Kernan
Creamy Green Chile Corn Bake

Creamy Green Chile Corn Bake

This fun creamy green chili corn bake is a flavorful experience that will bring your corn dish to life. Just a few ingredients combined with our Chugwater Chili Green Chili Seasoning creates an easy-to-make corn dish that your family will enjoy.
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 25 MinTotal time: 40 Min

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened or whipped
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 4 ounce Green Chilies
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Green Chili Seasoning
  • 16 ounce cans Whole Kernel Corn, drained
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese or fiesta blend, shredded

Instructions

  1. In a small skillet sauté the onion and green chilies in the butter until the onion becomes translucent.
  2. In a medium bowl mix the cream cheese with the sauteed vegetables.
  3. Add in the sour cream and green chili seasoning, stir.
  4. Fold in the corn until it is coated in the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Place the corn in a 9" x9" baking dish with cheese on top then bake until cheese has melted.
  6. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. 
  7. Serve with any main dish.

Notes:

If you use frozen corn you will need 3 cups and to bake for 30-35 minutes.

Calories

652.18

Fat (grams)

50.26

Sat. Fat (grams)

28.35

Carbs (grams)

33.73

Fiber (grams)

3.39

Net carbs

30.34

Sugar (grams)

10.25

Protein (grams)

22.58

Sodium (milligrams)

726.79

Cholesterol (grams)

141.64

Note these are estimated nutritional values and might not be 100% accurate.

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