Cheesy Corn Casserole

Lesley Baradel
Cheesy Corn Casserole with a secret fall-inspired ingredient... pumpkin!
Cheesy Corn Casserole with a secret fall-inspired ingredient... pumpkin!

Cheesy Corn Casserole

Cheesy Corn Casserole is a perfect Thanksgiving side dish or to bring to any holiday gathering needing a festive touch.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 270 kcal


  • 2 15-oz bags frozen corn thawed
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded and divided
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp canned green chilies optional
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the corn, butter, pumpkin puree, eggs, Greek yogurt, ½ cup cheese, cornmeal, green chilies and salt. Pour into casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle remaining ¼ cup cheese on top and bake, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until mixture is bubbling and cheese is melted.


Make Ahead: This entire dish can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or frozen until ready to re-heat and use.
Mix It Up: Not a fan of pumpkin? You can use applesauce instead of pumpkin puree.
Nutrition Nugget: It is hard to believe that a dish called Cheesy Corn Casserole packs in 10g of protein per serving. The main source of the protein is the eggs, Greek yogurt, and Monterey Jack Cheese.


Calories: 270kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 10gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 344mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5g
Keyword casserole, corn, Thanksgiving
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Lesley Baradel

We (Lesley and Ann) first met years ago while training for Ironman Wisconsin. Our paths crossed again at Georgia State University while studying to become registered dietitian nutritionists. Over the years, our paths kept crossing and we soon discovered that we shared a love for menu planning. This blossomed into My Menu Pal where we help the food industry up their nutrition game to become their customer's nutrition hero.
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