Creamed Corn With Bacon
Why I Love This Recipe
I could never get the recipe for Mom's Scallpoed corn right. This one comes pretty close. Hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.
Ingredients You'll Need
6 ears fresh corn
4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (4 oz.)
1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup milk
1/2 (8-oz.) container soft cream cheese with chives and onion
chopped fresh parsley (optional)
Cut kernels from corn. In large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet. Drain on paper towel. Reserve 1 Tbls. bacon drippings in skillet. Add corn and red pepper. Stir in milk. Cook and stir 6 - 8 minutes or until corn is tender.
Stir cream cheese into mixture in skillet. Cook and stir 2 - 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
Stir in bacon pieces. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley, if desired.