Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 18 mins

This is an old southern recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut kernels off fresh corn. Measure 3 cups corn.
  2. In a 10-inch non-stick skillet, cook bacon over moderate heat until crisp. Remove bacon, reserving drippings. Drain the bacon on paper towels; set aside.
  3. Add the corn, onion, and red pepper to reserved drippings. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, for 8 minutes or until the corn is tender and lightly browned.
  4. Stir in the flour, salt, and black pepper. Add the milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture starts to thicken. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more or until thickened. Sprinkle with the bacon pieces.
Most Helpful

YUM-O!!!! I loved this!!! Just like home for me. I did add a little garlic powder, black pepper and cajun seasoning. Instead of the milk and flour, I used a half a cup of heavy cream. Not diet friendly at all but is anything made down South ever diet food? 15 stars, Mom!!!!!

Susy Q October 26, 2008

Such a great side dish! I used fresh butter and sugar corn. I hope to make it again real soon as we all really liked it round here! Thank you for sharing this ol,d southern favorite Mom!

cindymcleod62 August 20, 2008

I found this recipe in a cookbook I have called "Like Grandma Used To Make". Since it's already here I'll just review it. :-) I used frozen corn kernels and green peppers. Love it! Can't wait to try it again with fresh corn.

Alisa Lea September 17, 2006