If you need a little bit of fabulous added to your semi-dull dinner, this New Orleans Corn Bake is dancing right up to assist! Loaded with bright colors, thanks to the sweet corn and juicy red peppers, and with lots of exciting and slightly spicy flavors, you’ll be singing along to a brand-new supper song! Who knew a side could make such a tasty difference?! New Orleans Corn Bake is really here to spice things up!

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Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 cups frozen corn
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups reduced-fat butter-flavored crackers, crushed
  • 5 green onions, sliced
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Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

Step 3 –In a large skillet over medium-high skillet, heat the butter.

Step 4 –Add the onion and the red pepper to the butter and cook, while stirring, until they are tender.

Step 5 –Add the corn to the onion mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until it is heated through.

Step 6 –Transfer the corn mixture from the heat.

Step 7 –In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, the milk, the sugar, the pepper sauce, the thyme, the salt, and the pepper together.

Step 8 –Add the egg mixture to the corn mixture.

Step 9 –Stir the crackers and the green onions into the corn mixture.

Step 10 –Transfer the corn mixture to the prepared baking dish and bake, uncovered, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35-40 minutes.

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Step 11 –Serve.