Creamed Corn with Jalapenos


A combination of puréed corn and whole corn kernels make up this creamy side dish recipe. If you don't want this dish too spicy, use only the flesh of the jalapeños and discard the seeds, which hold most of the heat in the pepper.


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 shallot, minced

  • 1 jalapeno, minced (discard seeds for less heat)

  • 2 10-ounce bags corn kernels

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • cup water

  • 2 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Melt butter in a heated large straight-sided skillet over medium heat. Add shallot and jalapeno. Saute for 2 minutes.

  2. Puree 1/2 bag of corn in food processor or blender. Add pureed corn and remaining frozen corn to pan. Add cream, water, and cheese. Stir and cook until cheese is melted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and serve warm.

    Creamed Corn with Jalapenos
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