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Fluffy Corn Pudding with Bell Peppers

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Diet Desires

Fluffy Corn Pudding will mesmerize your family or guests. Creamy, delicious and easy to make. A food staple in the Southwest United States.


Recipe developed by Diet Desires.

Servings: 5

Course: Appetizer/Sides

Cuisine: Tex-Mex/Southwest

Calories: 222

Keywords: Casserole, Easy-to-prepare, Make Ahead, Oven

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 40 minutes

Total Time 50 minutes

Serving: 1cup | Sodium: 355mg | Calcium: 78mg | Vitamin C: 35mg | Vitamin A: 992IU | Sugar: 8g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 289mg | Cholesterol: 121mg | Calories: 222 | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 7g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Iron: 1mg

Fluffy Thanksgiving side dish to mesmerize your family or guests. Creamy, delicious and easy to make.


  • 3 TBSP butter
  • ½ cup onion, diced small
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2.5 oz (half of a medium) red bell pepper, diced
  • 2.5 oz (half of a medium) green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/6 cup flour
  • Optional: ½ tsp salt
  • ½ TBSP sugar
  • ¼ tsp pepper, ground
  • 14.5 oz (1 can) cream style corn
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten with a fork
  • 1 cup milk


  • In a 3-Qt saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

  • Add onion, garlic, and bell peppers.

  • Cook, stirring often, until onion is soft, about 5 min.

  • Stir in flour, sugar and ground pepper; cook, stirring, until bubbly. Remove from heat.

  • Open the can of corn. Add corn, eggs, and milk to saucepan, stirring until mixture is well blended.

  • Preheat oven to 350 F, no fan.

  • Pour corn mixture into a buttered shallow 1.5-Qt baking dish.

  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 F oven until center appears set when dish is gently shaken (about 40-55 min).

  • Serve warm. Can be reheated.

Notes & Ingredients

Adapted from Sunset Mexican Cookbook, 1969


About Chief Desirist Dr Hanna

Former PhD chemist turned to chocolatier. Now in New Hampshire USA starting a food business in my 3rd country, after NZ and AU. I’m very committed to sustainability, defined as buying locally, shunning preservatives & artificial ingredients, and using only natural fruits and herbs and highest cocoa content possible for chocolates

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