Canned corn is one of our favorite pantry staple ingredients. It’s great by itself, and can be a versatile component in tons of different dishes.
That’s why we’ve compiled this list of amazing Canned Corn Recipes, which includes everything from soups to casseroles, and everything in between.
There’s something on this list for everyone. Cook your way through all of these great canned corn recipes, and let us know your favorites!
Canned Corn Recipes:
1. Corn Casserole
This easy 5 ingredient Corn Casserole is a great southern style side dish, and takes next to no effort. Seriously, just mix up the ingredients, then stick it in the oven.
It’s a versatile dish that would go great on a holiday spread. But it’s so good, you just might want to eat it all year long!
2. Cowboy Caviar
Cowboy Caviar is a tasty and fun dip or salad full of veggies and hearty beans. It’s a perfect party appetizer, or make ahead lunch.
3. Southwest Chicken
Southwest Chicken is an easy, crowd pleasing weeknight dinner brimming with great Tex-Mex flavors.
It only takes a few basic ingredients, and is one of our favorite canned corn recipes.
Sufferin’ succotash! This classic American side dish goes back centuries. The main ingredients are corn kernels and lima beans, but regional variations include other vegetables and meats such as bacon or corned beef.
5. Creamed Corn
After you try this easy Creamed Corn recipe, you will never, ever go back to store bought.
This side dish is addictively good. It will make a great addition to your Thanksgiving and Christmas spreads.
It’s one of our favorite canned corn recipes.
6. Ham Bone Soup
We just love this Ham Bone Soup, which is a perfect way to use up your leftover holiday ham.
Can ham can get any better? Sure it can… when it gets transformed into out of this world delicious ham bone soup!
7. Maque Choux
Give your corn a Louisiana style makeover with this Cajun Maque Choux! Corn is sautéed in bacon grease with Cajun or Creole seasoning, along with other flavor enhancers.
This recipe is perfect for summer, when corn season is at its peak. It will become the new star side dish at your cookouts and potlucks.
8. One Skillet Mexican Casserole
This One Skillet Mexican Casserole only takes 10 minutes of hands on time and is loaded with great flavors.
9. Pastel de Choclo
This Pastel de Choclo is one of my favorite canned corn recipes. It’s a delicious savory corn casserole from Chile filled with perfectly seasoned ground beef and an array of other ingredients.
Though there are a lot of different flavors in this recipe, the corn topping is the star!
10. Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread
This is cornbread taken to the next level, and then some. Bacon, cheddar and jalapenõs…
What a combination!
11. Taco Casserole
Transform your handheld Mexican treat into a whole new level of comfort with this classy Taco Casserole recipe.
This casserole will be one of the favorite crowd-pleaser meals you have ever made, as it’s jammed packed with all your favorite taco ingredients.
This dish can easily be made ahead of time so, you can whip it up quickly.
12. Shrimp Foil Packets with Summer Veggies
We’re giving you a great summer dinner idea with shrimp that is quick to prepare, with easy clean up later. Plus, it’s fun to eat with your friends and family.
These Shrimp Foil Packets are a delicious healthy-ish meal with all your favorite summer veggies. Ready in just 12 minutes on your grill, campfire or even in the oven, this is great meal prep for all your future camp outs, Sunday cookouts, or simply great weeknight dinners.
13. Surf and Turf Nachos
Up your appetizer game with these Surf and Turf Nachos. They’re sure to be a big hit at game day parties and get togethers! What a great shrimp appetizer with little help from tasty steak bites.
It’s one of our favorite canned corn recipes.
14. Avocado Corn Salad
Corn salads are a summertime classic. This avocado corn salad beautifully combines the crispness of corn, the creaminess of avocado, and the freshness of juicy cherry tomatoes.
15. Homemade Corn Chowder
This easy corn chowder is a great use for canned corn. It makes a great lunch, but is hearty enough to serve as a main alongside some crusty bread and a salad.
16. Chicken Corn Chowder
If you’re looking for a little more protein in your soup, try this chicken corn chowder. It takes all the goodness of the basic recipe and bulks it up with chunks of tender chicken.
17. Corn Fritters
Anything fried has to taste good, right? These corn fritters consist of bites sized morsels of fried dough loaded with tender corn kernels. Yum!
This Kenyan corn and bean soup is a tasty and nutritious meal in a bowl. It only takes about 15 minutes of hands on time, then simmers on it’s own to perfection.
19. Corn Salsa
If you’re looking to add some corn magic to your Mexican night, this quick and easy corn salsa makes the perfect topper for tacos and burrito bowls.
20. Beefy Mexican Rice Soup
Convert your beloved burritos into a delicious soup form, with this yummy Beef Mexican Rice Soup recipe.
This soup is made delicious with beautifully seasoned ground beef, rice, beans, corn, and taco seasoning. It’s a super filling and satisfying Mexican soup which you will get easily hooked on.
21. Mexican Pasta Salad
If Mexican Pasta Salad exists, it looks like this. This Pasta Salad with corn, black beans, tomatoes, cilantro and jalapeño is a delicious side dish salad to make for summer cookouts.
The creamy Greek yogurt dressing with spices and lime add so much unique flavor!
22. Ham & Corn Mini Quiches
These tasty little quiches only take about 5 minutes of hands on time and your oven does the rest. They’re a great make ahead option for easy lunches or snacks.
23. Corn Chaat
This tasty and easy Indian recipe features corn kernels mixed with butter and tasty seasonings. It can be served as a snack or a salad.
24. Chorizo Nachos
Be party ready with this amazing chorizo Nachos recipe!
Give your nachos some southwest flavors with this ultimate recipe that is jam-packed with chorizo sausage, corn, beans, jalapenos, tomatoes, and lots of cheese.
They are just heavenly.
25. Tomato and Corn Pie
This recipe features two summertime favorites: corn and tomatoes. Add in some herbs and plenty of cheese and you have one delicious side dish!
26. Margarita Grilled Chicken
Want to jazz up the regular chicken dinner? Try this delicious Margarita Grilled Chicken. It’s easy and has tons of flavors coming from cheese, corn, black beans and salsa atop chicken.
All you need is some Mexican rice or any regular rice and avocado to go with this delicious chicken meal.
27. Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad
This Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad is an absolutely stunning salad. It is packed with chicken, canned corn, black beans, peppers, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and rice, which make this salad a wholesome meal.
It’s a perfect weeknight dinner!
28. Cheesy Ham Corn Chowder
This Cheesy Ham Corn Chowder is a great combination of flavors. The sweet corn perfectly compliments the salty ham and cheese.
29. Cornbread Waffles
Give your cornbread some serious CRUNCH with this savory waffle recipe. Add a few toppings and your have a great complete meal.
30. Mexican Street Corn Black Bean Chicken Bake
This Mexican street corn black bean chicken bake only has a little alliteration, but it’s got tons of flavor! The chicken breasts are covered with chili powder, corn kernels, black beans, and cotija cheese.
After twenty-five minutes in the oven, you’ll get a delicious dish your family will love.
So there you go, thirty great canned corn recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?
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- 15oz corn kernels, drained
- 15oz creamed corn
- 8.5oz Jiffy corn muffin mix
- 1 stick butter, melted
- 1 cup sour cream
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Combine all ingredients until well mixed, then transfer to a greased 2qt baking dish.
- Bake 50-55 minutes, or until golden brown.
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