Fresh Corn Casserole

Oxmoor House
6 servings


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2 large onions, chopped
1 tablespoon shortening
2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 4 ears fresh corn)
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
2 medium-size green peppers, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3 cups soft breadcrumbs, divided
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese


Sauté onion in shortening in a Dutch oven until tender. Add corn, tomatoes, green pepper, celery, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent vegetables from sticking.

Soak 2 cups soft breadcrumbs in a small amount of water. Drain well. Add to corn mixture; stir well. Spoon mixture into a well-greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup soft breadcrumbs. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, and sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven just until cheese melts.

Created date

February 2010