NZ Woman's Weekly

Baked cheesy corn

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Ready in 50 minutes, serves 4-6.

This fabulous recipe is bound to become a favourite at barbecues. Plus, the entire dish can be made for under $10.

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 4 tsp flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup diced ham

1. Preheat oven to 180°C.

2. Melt butter and add garlic. Wait 10 seconds, then stir in the flour.

3. Add milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over a medium heat until mixture is thick and bubbly.

4. Stir in cheese and cream cheese, then cook over a low heat until melted. Stir in corn and ham.

5. Pour mixture into a 1.5-litre oven-proof dish. Bake for 20 minutes until top is browned.

Cook’s tip:
For vegetarians, simply omit the ham. You can add chopped chives or parsley if desired.

About Annabelle White

Annabelle was born and raised in New Zealand and while she does not have formal chef’s training her love of “great honest cooking” came from watching her mother cook every day after school.

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