Slow-Cooker Chive-and-Onion Creamed Corn

Whole kernel corn is bursting with sweet flavor in a comforting side dish prepared in the slow cooker.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8

Reynolds™ Slow Cooker Liners
4
slices bacon
4 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn (from two 1-lb bags), thawed
1/2
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
container (8 oz) reduced-fat chive-and-onion cream cheese

  • 1 Place Reynolds™ Slow Cooker Liners inside a 5- to 6 1/2 -qt slow cooker bowl. Make sure that liner fits snugly against the bottom and sides of bowl and pull the top of the liner over rim of bowl.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
  • 3 Mix corn, bell pepper, milk, butter, sugar, salt, pepper and half of the bacon in cooker. Refrigerate remaining bacon.
  • 4 Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • 5 Stir in cream cheese. Cook on High heat setting 10 minutes longer. Stir well; sprinkle with remaining bacon. Corn can be kept warm on Low heat setting up to 1 hour.

Expert Tips

Serve food directly from the lined slow cooker. Once your slow cooker cools, remove the liner and throw away for easy clean up.

Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives for an added burst of color.

Company coming? Serve this with baked ham.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.