Next to potatoes, corn may be the most versatile vegetable. It works into so many casseroles and even bread. This recipe combines corn with Swiss cheese for a great side dish. Or if you prefer, serve this with a salad or your favorite bread for a light lunch. With the variations, you can make a breakfast casserole with this dish or add meat for a more traditional main dish.
Corn and Swiss Bake Recipe
This recipe is unusual but a real winner. It’s a creamy corn and cheese casserole. It has enough protein in it to work as a main dish paired with your favorite salad. We prefer it as a side dish.
This could be a classic dish to serve to your family or friends on those special occasions.
Variation: Corn, Swiss, and Bacon Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Fry 1/4 pound bacon until crisp. Crumble the bacon and add it with the cheese. Bake as directed.
Variation: Corn, Ham, and Swiss Casserole Recipe
Add one cup diced, fully-cooked ham with the cheese. Bake as directed.
1/4 cup diced onion
1/4 cup diced green or red pepper
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups corn kernels
2 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups grated Swiss cheese
bread or corn bread crumbs for topping
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1. Sauté the onion and pepper in the butter.
2. Cut cooked corn kernels from ears of corn or use well-drained corn from cans. Stir the sautéed onion and pepper mixture, eggs, thyme, pepper, and salt together in a bowl. Add the cheese.
3. Pour the mixture into a greased 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle the top generously with bread crumbs or corn bread crumbs.
4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the casserole is set. Serve hot.