Cheesy Corn Casserole - No Corn Meal or Muffin Mix

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This baked corn casserole is a popular side dish at Smokestack restaurant in Kansas City. This recipe first appeared in our June/July 2011 BBQ issue.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375°.
  2. Heat bacon in a 6-qt. saucepan over medium heat, and cook, stirring, until browned, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add butter and garlic, and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add flour, and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  5. Whisk in milk, and bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add cream cheese, Velveeta, cheddar, and paprika, and cook until smooth.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in corn; season with salt and pepper.
  8. Transfer mixture to a greased 9″ × 13″ baking dish and bake until top is golden brown and bubbling, about 40 minutes.