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Corn in a creamy sauce in a dish.

Creamed Corn

This easy Creamed Corn is made from scratch with just 5 ingredients. Simple, classic and delicious side dish for your holiday dinner!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword creamed corn
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 190 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion finely chopped
  • 4 cups whole kernel corn use 2 cans 15.25 oz each (see note)
  • 1 cup half and half or whole milk
  • 1 ½ tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Melt butter in a medium skillet.
  2. Add chopped onion and saute until translucent, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir often.
  3. Add corn and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through.
  4. In a glass measuring cup, whisk cornstarch with half and half.
  5. Add to corn and stir in well. Cook until the mixture thickens.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Frozen corn works great in this recipe. You will need to thaw it out so no additional moisture is added.
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Creamed Corn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 449mg20%
Potassium 234mg7%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 241IU5%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.