11/13/11

Jalapeño Corn Casserole

Jalapeño Corn Casserole is a side dish that I have been making for a number of years, and the recipe is one that is often requested when I serve it. I had family visiting from out of town over the weekend, and I served this along with Baby Back Ribs, Southern Baked Beans, Coleslaw,  Deviled EggsYeast Rolls, a Vegetable Tray, and Oreo Cheesecake.



Jalapeño Corn Casserole
1 cup rice
1/2 cup butter
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 (14.75 ounce) cans cream style corn
1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
2 jalapeño peppers, chopped

Prepare rice according to package directions; set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
Melt butter in a skillet; saute onion, green pepper, and celery. Combine the cooked rice and sauted onion, green pepper, and celery in the prepared baking dish. Add salt, sugar, corn, cheese, and jalapeño peppers; mix well. Bake in preheated oven for 40 - 45 minutes.

Chop onion, green pepper, and celery; saute together in butter.

Mix rice, onion, green pepper, celery, salt, sugar, corn, cheese, and jalapeño peppers together in prepared baking dish. This will make a nice big casserole to serve a crowd, and if you need to stretch it a little farther, just add an extra can of corn.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 - 45 minutes.

This Jalapeño Corn Casserole is a versatile side dish that can be paired with a variety of meats. My family loves it.







16 comments:

  1. Now, that's a good recipe! It reminds me of a cross between some of my favorite things-corn dip and broccoli rice casserole. I'm definitely going to give this one a try. Thx for sharing.

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  2. Love this casserole. Takes me back home to Louisiana! I grew up eating something similar so I can't believe I haven't made it. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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  3. Looks delish!

    We'd love for you to share your recipes with us at

    Simply Delish Saturday

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  4. Hi Anita,
    This is a great Corn Casserole that we will just love. I may make it for Thanksgiving. Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful week!
    Miz Helen

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  5. This sounds great, Anita! It's a new twist on one that I've tasted. I need to try yours. Have a good week!

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  6. This is my favorite dish! I made it twice in one month. Can't wait for Thanksgiving!

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  7. When I saw the title, I thought this was going to be a cornbread type casserole. I really like the rice in this. Sounds delicious!

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  8. This looks so good! I missed it earlier when looking at your posts! My family would love the jalapeno! You have wonderful recipes! Thanks for sharing this one too! It's perfect for the holiday!

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  9. I followed your link from Bizzy Bakes - your casserole looks so delicious! It reminds me of jalapeno cornbread, which I love. Can't wait to make a pan!

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  10. I love jalepenos so this looks delcious.

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  11. Hi Anita,
    I made your Jalapeno Corn Casserole the other day and it is just delicious. My very best wishes to you and your family for a blessed Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

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  12. I really like the idea of this. Thanks for sharing it. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  13. Hi Anita! Just stopping by to let you know that your recipe was in the top recipes on last week's Sweet Indulgences Sunday! It looks spicy and delicious!

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  14. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday's Thanksgiving Buffet. Hope you are having a great week end and enjoy your new Red Plate!
    Miz Helen

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  15. This looks so good...pinning so that I can make in the very near future! My boyfriend will love it :)

    {surfed on over from AWB!}

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